AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. (NYSE: FSL) appointed Joanne M. Maguire to its board of directors in November 2013.
Ms. Maguire brings a wealth of experience associated with large-scale, technology-related businesses. She joined Lockheed Martin in 2003 and served as executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company from 2006 until she retired in May 2013. Her experience in the aerospace and defense industry spans three decades.
Ms. Maguire holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Michigan State University and the University of California, Los Angeles. She was the first woman to receive the International von Karman Wings Award presented by the California Institute of Technology, and received the distinguished Peter B. Teets Award from the National Defense Industrial Association in 2012. In 2011, she was elected to the National Academy of Engineering and is a fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Ms. Maguire currently sits on the board of Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, an independent not-for-profit research and development laboratory.
“With an impressive career rooted in engineering, aerospace and national security, Joanne’s experience and deep understanding of technology is a welcome addition to our board of directors,” said Dan McCranie, Freescale’s chairman of the board.
“Joanne is an award-winning executive with proven leadership in advanced-technology business operations,” said Gregg Lowe, Freescale’s president and CEO. “We look forward to her many contributions to the board.”
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