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Texas Instruments CEO, Tom Engibous, Inducted into National Academy of Engineering

Role in Development of DSP and Analog Technologies Recognized

Oct 27, 2003

DALLAS (October 27, 2003) – Tom Engibous, chairman, president and CEO of Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) has been inducted into the prestigious National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for his work in driving the widespread adoption of signal processing technology. Texas Instruments is a world leader in digital signal processors (DSPs), analog and highly integrated system-on-chip processors for targeted applications. Election to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded an engineer, recognizing important contributions to engineering theory and practice. New members were inducted at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on October 12th.

"The academy is renewed and enriched by each new class. The knowledge and experience of leaders like Tom Engibous enable us to continue to play a unique and invaluable role in service to our country,” said Wm. A. Wulf, president, National Academy of Engineering.

Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. The NAE operates under the same congressional act of incorporation that established the National Academy of Sciences, signed in 1863 by President Lincoln. Under this charter the NAE is directed "whenever called upon by any department or agency of the government, to investigate, examine, experiment, and report upon any subject of science or art."

In addition to its role as advisor to the federal government, the NAE also conducts independent studies to examine important topics in engineering and technology.

The NAE has more than 2,000 peer-elected members and foreign associates, senior professionals in business, academia, and government who are among the world's most accomplished engineers.

About Tom Engibous

Tom Engibous was elected to the TI Board of Directors and named president and CEO in 1996, and elected chairman in April 1998.

Mr. Engibous joined the company in 1976, the same year he earned a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University. Entering TI as an integrated circuit design engineer, he has spent his entire operational career in the company’s semiconductor business holding management responsibilities in the analog and applications specific products businesses.

In 1993, TI began executing a series of strategic transitions to reposition each of its major businesses, and Mr. Engibous was elected corporate executive vice president and president of the semiconductor group, where he turned in record profitability and growth for TI. He remained in this position until his elevation to president and CEO of the company in June, 1996.

In addition to his master’s degree, Mr. Engibous earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Purdue, and he was awarded an honorary doctorate in engineering by Purdue in 1997.

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