Renesas Electronics America formed from coalition with NEC


April 7, 2010 – Renesas Electronics America Inc., a subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Corp was formed through the integration of NEC Electronics America, Inc. and Renesas Technology America, Inc. and is a premiere supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions including microcontrollers, system-on-chip (SoC) solutions, and a broad range of analog and power devices as well as LCD modules for the Americas market.

A primary aim of Renesas Electronics America is to ensure that customers have easy, rapid access to the complete system solutions they need—semiconductors, hardware/software tools, application assistance, manufacturing—so they can quickly address market opportunities. Backed by a large team of technology experts conveniently located; an extensive network of sales representatives and distributors; and local manufacturing in Roseville, California, the company delivers high levels of design service and support to its customers. In addition, Renesas Electronics America is the sales and marketing channel in the Americas for industrial-type active-matrix LCD modules from NEC LCD Technologies, Ltd.

Heading up the newly established Renesas Electronics America is a strong leadership team made up of talented executives from the integrated companies, headed by Chairman Yuichi Kawakami, and President & CEO Daniel Mahoney and Gabe Kim as VP Manufacturing.