Jennic Ltd. has appointed Tony Gallagher as chief operating officer to coordinate all operations and product development within Jennic as it becomes a volume supplier exploiting the opportunities emerging in the wireless microcontroller market.
Gallagher is a highly experienced financial, business and operations manager of global semiconductor companies. His most recent role was senior VP, worldwide operations at Zarlink Semiconductor and previously held roles at GEC-Plessey Semiconductors and SGS Thomson. Prior to receiving a masters degree in business administration, Gallagher gained a bachelors degree in economics and is also a chartered management accountant.
Jennic (jennic.com) is a fabless semiconductor company leading the wireless connectivity revolution by providing wireless microcontrollers for a broad range of applications. Its expertise in systems and software combined with world class RF and digital chip design provides low cost, highly integrated wireless microcontrollers with a focus on the IEEE802.15.4 and ZigBee standards. The company’s products include state-of-the-art low power wireless microcontrollers, modules, development platforms, protocol and application software. By providing chips, evaluation kits, modules, network stacks and development tools, the company provides a complete package for its customers to develop low-cost, low-power, easy to use products for the home, commercial and industrial networks. Headquartered in Sheffield, UK, Jennic also has offices in China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the USA.