GlobalLogic, a portfolio company of Apax Partners, has named Sir Peter Bonfield to its board of directors. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, GlobalLogic is an offshore software R&D services company.
San Jose, Ca. – Feb. 11, 2014 – GlobalLogic today announced that Sir Peter Bonfield was appointed to the company’s board of directors.
A leading international business executive with over 45 years of experience in the fields of electronics, computers and communications, Sir Peter has been involved with a diverse portfolio of companies, operating at the main board level, in the USA, Europe and the Far East.
He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI), The Netherlands; Chair of Council and Senior Pro-Chancellor at Loughborough University, UK; Director of L.M. Ericsson, Sweden; Director of Mentor Graphics Corporation Inc, Oregon, USA; Director of T.S.M.C, Taipei, Taiwan; and Director of Sony Corporation, Tokyo, Japan. Sir Peter is also a board mentor with CMi, Belgium; member of the Sony Corporation Advisory Board, Japan; member of the Longreach Group Advisory Board, Hong Kong; member of the New Venture Partners LLP Advisory Board, USA; senior advisor at Rothschild, London; Chairman of the Board, East West Institute, UK; and Board Director, East West Institute, USA.
Previously, Sir Peter served as Chairman and CEO of ICL and subsequently as CEO of British Telecommunications plc.
“We’re very fortunate to have someone of Sir Peter’s caliber on our board,” said GlobalLogic CEO Shashank Samant. “We look forward to his guidance, expertise and collective industry experience to accelerate our strong current growth and momentum.”
“I’m delighted to join the board of GlobalLogic,” said Sir Peter. “Outsourced product engineering is set for significant growth over the coming years and Global Logic is a leader in the space. GlobalLogic is enabling companies all over the world to innovate products more quickly and cost-effectively. I look forward to contributing to its continued success and leadership.”
GlobalLogic is a full-lifecycle product development services leader that combines deep domain expertise and cross-industry experience to connect makers with markets worldwide. Using insight gained from working on innovative products and disruptive technologies, we collaborate with customers to show them how strategic research and development can become a tool for managing their future. Headquartered in the United States, GlobalLogic operates design and engineering centers around the world, extending the benefits of its authentic global presence to customers in digital media, electronics, healthcare, infrastructure, finance, retail, and telecom industries. The company works with both start-ups and industry leaders, including many of the world’s top hardware, software, and consumer brands.
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Further details about Sir Peter Bonfield can be found at: www.sirpeterbonfield.com