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National Semiconductor Promotes Julie Wong to Chief Information Officer

Mar 5, 2009

March 5, 2009 - National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:NSM) announced that Julie Wong has been promoted to the position of vice president and Chief Information Officer (CIO). Formerly National’s director of Information Services (IS), Wong will be responsible for all aspects of IS including managing effective operation of day-to-day systems and developing and executing future system strategies and innovations.

Wong joined National in 1988. She has held various management roles and been recognized for her leadership in successful implementation of Finance, HR, manufacturing and purchasing solutions. Wong has established strategies and roadmaps for simplified and integrated IS tools, applications platforms, and reliable and scalable infrastructure services. Wong’s efforts support pricing strategy, business intelligence solutions, innovative pipeline management, and National’s SolarMagicTM technology. The organization was recognized by InformationWeek in 2008 when it named National the most innovative technology organization in the U.S

Originally from Taiwan, Wong attended Golden Gate University where she received a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Before working at National, she held financial positions at Coopers & Lybrand and various IT positions at General Electric (GE).

About National Semiconductor:
National Semiconductor leverages a 50-year tradition of power management to deliver solar products for the real world. With the capacity to deliver solar innovation at scale, National builds reliability into its products from the ground up. National’s new solar power management product line is designed to improve photovoltaic system efficiency by enabling precise control and performance optimization at the module level. Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., National reported sales of $1.89 billion for fiscal 2008.