Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that Al Schuele has been named to the Cirrus Board of Directors. The search was led by Dotty Schaffer.
Al Schuele is a 30 year veteran of high tech, who currently heads up Sevin Rosen Funds’ ventures in Austin’s dynamic entrepreneurial community. He has held executive and sales positions in several semiconductor companies including Benchmarq, Crystal, Cypress, and Mostek. Al has played key roles in major mergers and acquisitions and has worked extensively in Asian markets. Before joining Sevin Rosen Funds’, Al was CEO of Benchmarq Microelectronics, managing the company through the turbulent Asian financial crisis before negotiating a merger with Unitrode Corporation, where he then served as president and COO.
Al holds a BA in Physics from Western Maryland College.
About Cirrus Logic
Cirrus Logic, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRUS) develops high-precision analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), as well as analog and mixed-signal audio converter and audio digital signal processor (DSP) products, which include analog-to-digital converters (ADCs); digital-to-analog converters (DACs); chips for integrating ADCs and DACs into an IC; digital interface ICs; volume controls; digital amplifiers, and audio DSPs for consumer electronics applications.
Al’s 40 years of high-tech industry experience will be a real plus for Cirrus Logic. I look forward to working with him.Jason Rhode, CEO, Cirrus Logic
I have a great deal of respect for what Jason and the Cirrus Team have accomplished. I hope to bring a unique perspective to the board in the years ahead.Al Schuele, Director, Cirrus Logic
Adding Al to the Cirrus Board brings him full circle. His knowledge of the company and its history coupled with a successful career in venture capital gives him a broad perspective of the company.Dotty Schaffer, Partner, Lonergan Partners