Synaptics Appoints Rick Bergman President and CEO
Synaptics (NASDAQ: SYNA) announced that the Board of Directors has concluded its search process and has appointed Rick Bergman, 47, as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Mr. Bergman succeeds Russ Knittel, who has served as interim president and CEO since October 2010. Mr. Bergman has also been appointed to the Company's board of directors.
A former executive of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD), Mr. Bergman most recently served as senior vice president and general manager of the company's products group, responsible for delivering AMD's computing platforms and managing the graphics and microprocessor product development teams.
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