IR Names Tim Phillips Vice President, Enterprise Power Business Unit

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--()--International Rectifier Corporation (NYSE:IRF) today announced the appointment of Tim Phillips as Vice President, Enterprise Power Business Unit, effective immediately. In this role, Phillips will be responsible for product development, systems applications engineering and product marketing for IRs computing and communications product lines including DC-DC ICs, DirectFET® MOSFETs, SupIRBuck integrated voltage regulators and iPOWIR power stage products.

IRs technologies and solutions lead the industry in terms of performance and efficiency and I am delighted to rejoin IR and lead our highly energized team as we focus on tackling the critical power management challenges with our next generation of innovative products for enterprise power applications, said Tim Phillips.

IRs President and CEO, Oleg Khaykin, said: We are pleased to welcome Tim back to the management team. I am confident that with his leadership we will successfully execute our growth strategy in the computing and communications markets.

Phillips previously held technical and leadership positions at Cherry Semiconductor in Power IC Design, Applications, Marketing and Business Development before joining IR in 2001 as Director of Applications and Business Development. He advanced to Executive Director, Sector Marketing and Field Application Engineers for the Computing & Communications Business Unit and was later promoted to Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Investor Relations. He became Vice President for the Enterprise Power Business Unit in April 2007 and briefly served as Vice President of Infineons Industrial and Multi-market business in 2008.

Phillips holds a BSEE and MBA from the University of Rhode Island.

About International Rectifier

International Rectifier Corporation (NYSE:IRF) is a world leader in power management technology. IR's analog, digital, and mixed signal ICs, and other advanced power management products, enable high performance computing and save energy in a wide variety of business and consumer applications. Leading manufacturers of computers, energy efficient appliances, lighting, automobiles, satellites, aircraft, and defense systems rely on IR's power management solutions to power their next generation products. For more information, go to www.irf.com.

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Investors:
Portia Switzer, 310-726-8254
Chris Toth, 310-252-7731
Media:
Graham Robertson, 310-529-0321

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Contacts

International Rectifier Corporation
Investors:
Portia Switzer, 310-726-8254
Chris Toth, 310-252-7731
Media:
Graham Robertson, 310-529-0321