ON Semiconductor Selects Brodeur Worldwide for Global Public Relations


PHOENIX (August 10, 1999) - ON Semiconductor today announced it has selected Brodeur Worldwide, to develop and execute its global public relations programs. ON Semiconductor, the world's leading supplier of analog, logic and discrete components, announced a leveraged management buyout from Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector in May, led by the Texas Pacific Group. Coordinating efforts from its Phoenix office, Brodeur Worldwide will manage global media relations for ON Semiconductor to ensure the messages of the new company are communicated consistently and simultaneously throughout the world.

"With the launch of this new company, it's going to be a challenge for us to work seamlessly across all the global regions," said Randy Frank, ON Semiconductor manager, public relations. "We selected Brodeur Worldwide not only because of its reputation of being the premier high-tech, global public relations firm, but also because it has the infrastructure and electronics industry expertise that is imperative to communicating ON Semiconductor's story effectively and successfully."

Brodeur Worldwide will coordinate global efforts for ON Semiconductor in all four of its regions - North America, Latin America, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and Asia Pacific.

"With the world becoming a smaller place on a daily basis, global brand equity and consistency of message has become the focal point of businesses of all sizes," said Andrea Carney, Brodeur Worldwide's managing director, Americas. "We are thrilled that ON Semiconductor selected Brodeur to help establish its brand and market position and are looking forward to a long and successful relationship."

ON Semiconductor (www.onsemi.com), formerly a division of Motorola, is the world's leading supplier of analog, logic and discrete semiconductor components with shipments of 15 billion units in 1998 totaling $1.5 billion in sales. These power and interface products are an integral part of electronics that provide the security, convenience and entertainment in today's world.

Brodeur Worldwide (www.brodeurww.com) brings together "best of class" public relations agencies to provide marketing communications and counsel for technology-based companies. The group offers a global capability of more than 600 employees in 40 offices in 30 countries throughout North and Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, and accounts for approximately $75 million in technology revenues.

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For more information:

Yinka Massally
Public Relations Manager
ON Semiconductor
Linda Capcara
Account Director
Brodeur Worldwide

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