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Lattice Semiconductor Appoints Jim Anderson as CEO


Industry Veteran with Proven Track Record to Focus on Accelerating
the Growth of Lattice's FPGAs and Smart Connectivity Solutions

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC), a leading provider of
customizable smart connectivity solutions, announced the appointment of
Jim Anderson as the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, and
to the Company's Board of Directors, effective September 4, 2018. Mr.
Anderson brings broad technology industry experience and a proven track
record of leading and transforming businesses to drive sustained growth
and profitability. Mr. Anderson joins Lattice from Advanced Micro
Devices (AMD) where he served as the General Manager and Senior Vice
President of the Computing and Graphics Business Group.

Jeff Richardson, Chairman of the Board, said, "On behalf of the Board,
we are pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Anderson as Lattice's
new President and Chief Executive Officer. Jim brings a strong
combination of business and technical leadership with a deep
understanding of our target end markets and customers. The
transformation he drove of AMD's Computing and Graphics business over
the past few years is just a recent example of his long track record of
creating significant shareholder value. We are excited to bring Jim's
proven leadership to Lattice as we accelerate all aspects of the company
in order to capture the enormous opportunity that lies ahead." Mr.
Richardson added, "The Board would also like to thank Glen Hawk for his
leadership and service to Lattice as COO and then as Interim CEO during
the Company's management transition." Glen has agreed to serve as
Special Advisor to the CEO through October 31, 2018, to help ensure a
smooth transition before leaving Lattice to pursue other opportunities.

Mr. Anderson said, "I want to thank the Board of Directors for its
confidence and the opportunity to lead Lattice as President and CEO,
with a focus on driving sustained growth and profitability. Lattice has
an impressive history of innovation in programmable solutions. I am
excited about the opportunity to help bring that innovation to growing
end markets, while deepening partnerships with our customers. Lattice
has a compelling combination of ground-breaking hardware and software
solutions, global reach, and talented employees that forms a strong
foundation for industry leadership and success."

Jim Anderson brings to the role over 20 years of broad technology
industry experience across many markets, including consumer,
enterprise/datacenter, and telecom. In his role leading AMD's Computing
and Graphics business group since 2015, Mr. Anderson drove a strategic
and operational transformation that brought disruptive new products to
the market and delivered market-leading revenue growth and significant
profitability expansion for AMD. Prior to AMD, he held a broad range of
leadership positions spanning general management, engineering, sales,
marketing, and strategy at companies including, Intel, Broadcom Limited
(formerly, Avago Technologies), and LSI Corporation. Mr. Anderson holds
an MBA and Master of Science in electrical engineering and computer
science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Master of
Science in electrical engineering from Purdue University, and a Bachelor
of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota.
Mr. Anderson has received four patents for innovations in computer
architecture. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Qylur
Intelligent Systems, Inc.

Inducement Awards Granted:

The independent Compensation Committee of the Company's Board of
Directors approved the grant of equity compensation awards, effective on
Mr. Anderson's start date, outside of the Company's 2013 Incentive Plan
in accordance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4), as inducements
material to Mr. Anderson entering employment with the Company.

The inducement awards are described in more detail in the Company's Form
8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding Mr.
Anderson's appointment, and consist of the following: Stock options to
purchase approximately 550,500 shares of the Company's common stock,
with time-based vesting and the specific number of shares calculated at
the time of grant using a Black-Scholes model to provide $1.5 million in
option value; Restricted stock units, or RSUs, for approximately 385,500
shares of the Company's common stock, with time-based vesting and the
specific number of shares calculated based on the Company average stock
pricing to provide a value of $2.9 million; Performance RSUs for
approximately 249,000 shares of the Company's common stock, with vesting
of up to 250% based on the achievement of total shareholder return
targets and the specific number of shares calculated using the Company's
standard Monte-Carlo simulation valuation model to provide a value of
$2.9 million; and Performance RSUs for approximately 199,000 shares of
the Company's common stock, with vesting of up to 250% based on
achievement of specified "adjusted" EBITDA target and the specific
number of shares calculated based on Company average stock pricing to
provide a value of $1.5 million.

Forward-Looking Statements Notice:

The foregoing paragraphs contain forward-looking statements that involve
estimates, assumptions, risks and uncertainties. Any statements about
Lattice's expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions or
future events or performance are not historical facts and may be
forward-looking. Such forward-looking statements include statements
relating to: Lattice's opportunities and strategy and our expectations
regarding the approximate number of shares that will be granted with the
inducement awards. Other forward-looking statements may be indicated by
words such as "will," "could," "should," "would," "may," "expect,"
"plan," "project," "anticipate," "intend," "forecast," "future,"
"believe," "estimate," "predict," "propose," "potential," "continue" or
the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology.

Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from the
forward-looking statements in this press release include global economic
uncertainty; overall semiconductor market conditions; the trading price
of our common stock on the date of the inducement award, market
acceptance and demand for Lattice's products; and the impact of
competitive products and pricing; technological and product development
risks;. In addition, actual results are subject to other risks and
uncertainties that relate more broadly to Lattice's overall business,
including those risks more fully described in Lattice's filings with the
SEC, including its annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended
December 30, 2017, and Lattice's quarterly reports filed on Form 10-Q.

You should not unduly rely on forward-looking statements because actual
results could differ materially from those expressed in any
forward-looking statements. In addition, any forward-looking statement
applies only as of the date on which it is made. Except as required by
law, Lattice does not intend to update or revise any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of events or circumstances after the
date of this press release or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated

About Lattice Semiconductor Corporation:

Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ:LSCC) is a leader in smart connectivity
solutions at the network edge, where the "things" of IoT live. Our low
power FPGA and video ASSP products deliver edge intelligence, edge
connectivity, and control solutions to the industrial, consumer,
communications, compute, and automotive markets. Our unwavering
commitment to our global customers enables them to accelerate their
innovation, creating an even better and more connected world.

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