Kip Hagopian Takes Interim Maxim Post

Kip Hagopian, co-founder and former general partner with Brentwood Associates, has been named interim chairman of Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (Nasdaq: MXIM), where he had been an independent board member since 1997. The move comes following the health-related resignation of company founder and CEO Jack Gifford, and the subsequent naming of current Maxim chairman Tunc Doluca as Gifford's successor.