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Senior Management

Senior Management

Liam K. Griffin

President and Chief Executive Officer
Liam Griffin

Liam K. Griffin, 53, is president and chief executive officer and a director of Skyworks Solutions, Inc. Prior to his appointment as CEO and to the board of directors in May 2016, he had served as president since May 2014. He served as executive vice president and corporate general manager from November 2012 to May 2014, where he was responsible for all of Skyworks' business units. Since joining Skyworks in 2001, Mr. Griffin has also held the positions of executive vice president and general manager of high performance analog and senior vice president of sales and marketing. Before joining Skyworks, he was the vice president of worldwide sales at Vectron International, a division of Dover Corporation, and held product management and process engineering positions at AT&T's Microelectronics and Network Systems' businesses.

Mr. Griffin received a bachelor's of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a master's of business administration from Boston University. In addition, Mr. Griffin previously served on the board of Vicor Corp. (Nasdaq: VICR) and currently serves on the board of National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI), a provider of software-defined platforms for automated test and measurement systems.

Carlos S. Bori

Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Carlos

Carlos S. Bori, 49, is senior vice president of sales and marketing for Skyworks Solutions, Inc. He joined the company in 2013. Mr. Bori served as vice president of sales and marketing from May 2016 to November 2017 and as vice president of marketing from July 2013 to May 2016. Prior to joining Skyworks, Mr. Bori worked for Beacon Electronic Associates, one of the largest North American independent representatives of semiconductor manufacturers, for more than 18 years, serving as Beacon’s president from 2004-2013.

Mr. Bori received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering with a minor in management from McGill University.

Kari A. Durham

Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Durham

Kari A. Durham, 51, is senior vice president of human resources for Skyworks Solutions, Inc. She joined the company in April 2018. Prior to joining Skyworks, Ms. Durham served for eight years as senior vice president, human resources and general affairs for Goodman Global Group, an HVAC manufacturing and distribution company. Before that, she spent three years with Dell Inc., holding senior human resources positions in two of Dell’s business units. Previously, Ms. Durham worked for more than a decade at Solectron Corporation and Flextronics International, which acquired Solectron in 2007, in positions of increasing responsibility within the human resources organization.

Ms. Durham received bachelor's and master's degrees in business administration from Michigan State University.

Reza Kasnavi

Senior Vice President, Technology and Manufacturing
Kasnavi

Reza Kasnavi, 46, is senior vice president of Skyworks’ technology and manufacturing group with responsibility for research and development, engineering, quality, manufacturing, sourcing and supply chain. Prior to joining Skyworks in 2010, Dr. Kasnavi spent 10 years as an investor and executive with Tallwood Venture Capital. During his tenure at Tallwood he also held direct engineering, product management and executive positions at several Tallwood portfolio companies including Sequoia Communications and Quintic Corporation.

Dr. Kasnavi received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Sharif University of Technology and a master’s degree and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

Manpreet S. Khaira

Vice President and General Manager
Manpreet Khaira

Manpreet S. Khaira, 53, is vice president and general manager of Skyworks' smart audio business encompassing the company's highly integrated analog system-on-chip platforms for automotive, industrial, home automation, enterprise and high-end consumer markets. Mr. Khaira joined Skyworks in August 2018 as part of Skyworks' acquisition of Avnera Corporation, a company he co-founded in 2004 and where he served as Chairman, President and CEO. Prior to Avnera, Mr. Khaira was the founding CEO of Mobilian Corporation, which was acquired by Intel Corporation in 2003. Preceding Mobilian, he held various engineering and management roles at Intel.

Mr. Khaira received a bachelor's degree in computer science and engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and a master's degree in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University.

Joel R. King

Senior Vice President and General Manager
King

Joel R. King, 46, is senior vice president and general manager of Skyworks’ mobile solutions business spanning the company’s most advanced, integrated and custom cellular RF solutions to architectures available in open market platforms. Prior to joining Skyworks in 2011, Mr. King worked for Maxim Integrated Products for 14 years, holding various management and leadership positions including executive director with responsibility for wireless IC designs and product line leader for custom RF ASICs.

Mr. King received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from San Jose State University and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from University of California, Berkeley.

Kris Sennesael

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Kris Sennesael

Kris Sennesael, 50, is senior vice president and chief financial officer of Skyworks Solutions, Inc. He joined the company in August 2016. Prior to joining Skyworks, Mr. Sennesael served as chief financial officer for Enphase Energy, a semiconductor-based energy solutions provider. Earlier, he served as chief financial officer at Standard Microsystems, a designer of mixed signal connectivity solutions, and previously held increasingly responsible financial positions at ON Semiconductor, AMI Semiconductor and Alcatel Microelectronics. 

Mr. Sennesael holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from the University of Ghent, Belgium, as well as an MBA from the Vlerick Management School.

David Stasey

Vice President and General Manager
Stasey

David Stasey, 57, is vice president and general manager of Skyworks’ broad markets business encompassing the company’s analog, mobile connectivity, RF ceramics and high reliability product portfolios. He joined the company in 2004 and prior to his current role, held various positions within Skyworks’ sales organization including global strategic accounts. Prior to joining Skyworks, Mr. Stasey served as vice president and senior partner at Hatch Associates, Inc., a leading global representative company for Ericsson Microelectronics, specializing in radio frequency and optoelectronic components.

Mr. Stasey attended the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, and completed Sylvania Technical Institute's program in analog communication electronics (now part of Wentworth Institute of Technology).

Robert J. Terry

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Robert Terry

Robert J. Terry, 53, is senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of Skyworks Solutions, Inc. He joined the company in 2003 and has held positions of increasing responsibility in the Company's legal department throughout his career at Skyworks. Prior to his appointment as general counsel in November 2016, Mr. Terry had served as vice president, associate general counsel and assistant secretary since June 2011. Before joining Skyworks, he served as general counsel and secretary for Day Software, Inc., an enterprise content management software company. Prior to joining Day Software, Mr. Terry was in private practice, focusing on corporate and securities matters, mergers and acquisitions and general business litigation.

Mr. Terry earned his juris doctor from the University of Minnesota Law School and his bachelor of science degree in finance from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.