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Texas Instruments elects four new vice presidents

Feb 7, 2008

DALLAS (February 7, 2008) – Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) announced today four vice president appointments, expanding leadership across several businesses to further enhance the company’s commitment to solving customers’ problems so they can create new electronic systems that make the world smarter, healthier, safer and more fun.

Bobbie A. Baird has been appointed TI vice president and business manager, Education Technology (ET). In this role, Baird is responsible for developing growth strategies and managing overall business activities of TI ET Europe and Asia, including sales, marketing, and operations. Baird has more than twenty years experience at TI successfully leading teams in the areas of supply chain, marketing, business strategy and strategic partnerships. She holds a bachelor’s degree in geology from Texas Christian University and a master’s degree in geophysics from Texas A&M University.

Mariquita Patterson Gordon has been elected TI vice president, business information technology (IT) for IT Services. She is responsible for partnering with TI’s businesses and support groups to deliver IT solutions that enable business growth. Since joining TI twenty-two years ago as an environmental engineer in Worldwide Facilities, Gordon has held management roles in worldwide sales operations, analog business marketing and application specific products marketing. Prior to her current position, she managed the Semiconductor Business IT and Sales and Marketing IT groups. Gordon holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering and applied sciences from Harvard University and a master’s degree in business administration from Southern Methodist University.

Martin J. Izzard has been elected TI vice president and director, Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Solutions Research and Development. He is responsible for developing new systems solutions and silicon applications for existing and future markets, such as automotive vision, high definition video recording for mobile phones and medical imaging engines. He is also charged with deepening TI’s university relationships as well as connecting common systems and applications technology needs across TI businesses. Prior to this assignment, Izzard held management roles across a variety of TI businesses, including High-Performance Analog and Application Specific Integrated Circuits. He holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Natal University in South Africa and a doctorate in engineering and physics from Cambridge University.

David Jones has been promoted to TI vice president and manager, Precision Analog for the High-Performance Analog business unit. He will lead the worldwide strategy and development of precision data converters, precision amplifiers, and low power wireless products. These analog chips are an essential element in today’s digital world and are widely used in thousands of different end equipments. Jones holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Arizona.

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