GREENSBORO, NC, NOVEMBER 28, 2006 – RF Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio systems and solutions for applications that drive mobile communications, today announced the hiring of Brian K. Cockman as Public Relations Specialist. Cockman brings a wealth of public relations and extensive marketing experience with him from the public and nonprofit sectors, along with a wide-ranging skill set in strategic branding. “Brian’s broad knowledge of public relations will assist RFMD in extending its reach on a national and global scale,” said Jack Hopkins, RFMD Director of Corporate Communications. “PR is about cultivating relationships and Brian’s work in politics makes him a natural at effective corporate communications. We will look to him to form new relationships with the media while enhancing existing ones throughout the industry.” “RFMD has numerous positive stories to tell as a definitive leader in the semiconductor industry,” said Cockman. “I look forward to working with the media here at home and abroad to ensure that RFMD’s position as a cutting-edge systems and solutions provider for mobile communications devices is strengthened.” Before joining RFMD, Cockman served as communications specialist for the City of Greensboro where he served as liaison between elected officials, city staff and the media. In that role, he worked side-by-side local and state politicians to develop strategic media plans including the development of speeches for or use in public appearances. He was instrumental in the creation of the City of Greensboro’s premier government education program Government Works: A City Academy. As an award winning civic program, the City Academy was recognized by two national organizations – U.S. Mayors and National League of Cities – as a benchmark for success. Subsequently, more than 20 cities nationwide now use Greensboro’s program as a model. Prior to his work for the City of Greensboro, Cockman worked as communications coordinator for the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce and the city’s national award winning brand image initiative, Greensboro Connects. Cockman helped Greensboro Connects win three Grand Awards, the highest award presented, from the American Chamber of Commerce Executives in the areas of advertising, web design and television production. Cockman, a Greensboro native, is also active in the philanthropic community and is the youngest person to ever serve as chairman of the board for the Guilford Green Foundation. He was recognized in 2005 by the Triad Business Journal as one of the 40 Leaders Under 40 in the Triad and was a member of the Creative Character steering committee through Action Greensboro and Partners in Philanthropy with the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro. Cockman attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he received a B.A. in International Studies and Spanish, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he received a Masters in Public Affairs.