May 21, 2003 - San Jose, CA - GCT Semiconductor, Inc.,
a leading provider of radio frequency (RF) integrated
circuits for wireless devices, today announced the
appointment of Ron Wilderink as Vice President of Finance
& Administration and Chief Financial Officer. Mr.
Wilderink will lead the strategic and operational activities
of the finance and administrative organizations of GCT.
"I am very excited to join the management team at GCT Semiconductor.
I believe GCT's innovative technology, strong strategic relationships
and solid base of investor support put the company in an excellent
position to become a very successful and profitable company in the
future. I look forward to being a part of this exciting opportunity
and in doing my part to help us achieve our objectives," said Mr.
Prior to joining GCT, Mr. Wilderink was Vice President of Finance
and Chief Financial Officer at Conductus, Inc., a manufacturer of
filter and amplifier systems for the wireless communications market.
Prior to Conductus, he was Vice President and Corporate Controller
of Oak Technology, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company providing
solutions to the optical storage, digital imaging and digital home
entertainment markets. His previous experience includes various
positions in the finance organizations of Bell Microproducts, Inc.,
VMX, Inc. and KPMG Peat Marwick LLP. Mr. Wilderink holds a B.S.
degree in Accounting from San Jose State University and is a
Certified Public Accountant.
"We are very pleased to have Ron join GCT. We believe his extensive
financial experience and proven track record of developing and
managing the financial operations in both wireless communications
and fabless semiconductor companies make him the ideal person to
lead our finance and administrative organizations," said Dr.
K.H. Lee, GCT's President and CEO.
About GCT Semiconductor, Inc.
GCT Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company that designs,
develops and markets innovative integrated circuit solutions for
the wireless communications industry. The company's patented
direct conversion architecture, which is the basis for GCT's
radio frequency (RF) core, can efficiently support multimode
applications and be fabricated on standard CMOS processes.
The company's web site can be found at www.gctsemi.com.