Phoenix, AZ - September 1, 1999 - ON Semiconductor, the world's leading supplier of analog, logic and discrete semiconductor components, today announced the appointment of Ralph Quinsey to general manager of its global analog business, effective September 8. Quinsey brings extensive knowledge of the semiconductor components industry with experience in analog, logic and mixed-signal products and will leverage his technical and business expertise to grow the analog business to its full potential.

"Analog products are a primary focus for us," said Steve Hanson, president, ON Semiconductor. "Ralph will lead the charge in growing our already expansive analog product portfolio and ensure that we provide our global customer base the best technology available with superior customer service. Ralph's knowledge of power management in wireless applications will be extremely helpful."

"This is a once-in-a-career type of opportunity for me," said Quinsey. "ON Semiconductor is a re-energized company. Steve has established an organization that is positioned to take advantage of the high growth in the analog market and I am proud to be a part of it." Quinsey comes to ON Semiconductor from his previous position as vice president and general manager of the RF/IF Division, part of the Wireless Subscriber Systems Group for Motorola's Semiconductor Products Sector. Prior to that he has held a variety of positions in both product development and manufacturing within the Analog business of the Semiconductor Products Sector of Motorola Inc.

The appointment of Quinsey completes the operations staff of ON Semiconductor reporting to chief operating officer, Jim Thorburn. Previous appointments included Leon Humble heading up the Power Products Business, Collette Hunt leading the Discrete Products Business and Sandra Lowe managing the Logic Business.

About ON Semiconductor

ON Semiconductor, formerly a division of Motorola, is the world's leading supplier of analog, logic and discrete semiconductor components with a portfolio of over 17,000 products and 1998 sales totaling $1.5 billion. These components are an integral part of electronics that provide the security, convenience and entertainment in today's world.

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