[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Globalfoundries has appointed Michael Noonen as senior vice president of sales and marketing. Reporting to Globalfoundries CEO Ajit Manocha, Mr. Noonen will be based in Silicon Valley and takes over responsibility for the company’s newly redesigned Worldwide Sales and Marketing organization, which now includes all global Sales and Marketing functions as well as Customer Engineering and Quality.

Prior to joining Globalfoundries  Mr. Noonen served as executive vice president, sales and marketing as a member of NXP Semiconductors’ executive management team from 2008 to 2011. Previous to NXP, Mr. Noonen held leadership positions with National Semiconductor, including vice president of the company’s Interface, Networking and Computing Businesses from 2001 to 2005 and senior vice president of worldwide sales and marketing from 2005 to 2008, which were the most profitable years in the company’s history.

Mr. Noonen earned a bachelor’s of science degree in electrical engineering from Colorado State University and holds multiple patents in the areas of internet telephony and video communications.