Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announces Duncan Pilgrim has been promoted to vice president of marketing. Pilgrim will drive all the product marketing and marketing communication initiatives.
“This is a very exciting time for our company. Coming on the heels of a very successful UltraCMOS® Global 1 launch at Mobile World Congress, we believe Duncan has the skills and expertise to continue to drive this momentum in the marketplace. Duncan’s strong technical background, extensive industry experience and understanding of go-to-market strategies make him an ideal fit to lead the future Peregrine marketing initiatives,” says Jim Cable, CEO at Peregrine Semiconductor.
Pilgrim, a 17-year semiconductor industry veteran, joined Peregrine in 2010. He previously served as vice president of marketing for Sequoia Communications and held product, strategic and technical marketing roles at RFMD. His strong technical background comes from engineering positions at RFMD, GEC Plessey Semiconductor and Marconi. Pilgrim earned a master’s degree in business administration from Wake Forest University and a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering from University of Birmingham in the UK.