TriQuint Semiconductor Inc., an RF front-end product manufacturer and foundry services provider, is pleased to announce that Ralph Quinsey, its chief executive officer, has received the Portland Business Journal’s “CEO of the Year” award for technology companies in Oregon. The award was presented at the Business Journal’s Annual Most Admired Companies Award Luncheon attended by more than 800 executives of Oregon’s top companies. Quinsey will be profiled in the “Most Admired Companies” special publication of the Portland Business Journal.

Rob Smith, editor, Portland Business Journal, said, “Ralph stood out as the technology executive of the year for several reasons, including the company’s strong recent financial performance and the positive changes he’s made in the company’s culture. TriQuint also has a strong reputation for customer satisfaction and quality products.” TriQuint recently announced stellar third quarter results; revenue grew 47 percent sequentially to a record $186.3 M and major design wins are ramping in 3G mobile phones and wireless-enabled laptops.

Quinsey said, “I am honored to receive this recognition. I am incredibly optimistic about the great opportunities we have at TriQuint and am thrilled that this award may further shine light on the innovative solutions the TriQuint team is delivering to our customers.”