After completing the acquisition of Linear Technology (LTC) on March 10, Analog Devices (ADI) announced the leadership team for the combined company on June 15. These organizational changes were effective immediately.
Vincent Roche, ADI’s president and CEO, remains in his role.
Rick Hess, the executive VP who was responsible for ADI’s automotive, communications and industrial businesses, moves to the role of strategic advisor, reporting to Vincent Roche. In this new role, Hess will guide the integration of Linear Technology into ADI. He was previously the president of M/A-COM before joining the board of Hittite. He subsequently became president and CEO of Hittite and was in that role when Hittie was aquired by ADI in 2014.
Greg Henderson, VP of ADI’s RF and microwave business, was promoted to senior VP responsible for the automotive, communications and aerospace and defense businesses of the combined company.
Yusuf Jamal was promoted to senior VP responsible for Industrial, healthcare, consumer, IoT and security. He previously served as the VP responsible for ADI’s consumer and healthcare businesses.
Steve Pietkiewicz, a Linear Technology executive, was named senior VP for power products. He leads a new business that combines LTC’s and ADI’s power portfolios and will develop a unified power strategy for the combined company.
The other members of ADI’s executive leadership team reamin unchanged:
- Peter Real, senior VP and chief technology officer
- Martin Cotter, senior VP responsible for worldwide sales and digital marketing
- John Hassett, senior VP responsible for global operations and technology
- Marnie Seif, the chief legal officer and senior VP of communications and branding
- Jean Philibert, senior VP of human resources and
- Eileen Wynne, the acting chief financial officer.
Announcing the new leaderhip team, Roche said, “Rick played an important leadership role in our last large integration and, recently, as head of our business unit strategy. Focusing his expertise in this new role will further ensure our successful integration of LTC. In addition, the creation of our three business groups allows us to remain focused on the successful execution of our strategy as we accelerate toward the opportunities enabled by our acquisition of LTC.”