Atmel board pledges to maximize stockholder value

Taylor, Colleen
May 2007
Electronic News;5/14/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 20, p6
Trade Publication
The article focuses on an open letter from Atmel Corp. which highlights Chief Executive Officer George Perlegos' faults and promising to enact its own plan for increased profitability. The letter also pointed at the company's sale of its Texas manufacturing facility, as well as the sales of two Europe-based fabs, as the most recent evidence of its commitment to cutting Atmel's fat and upping the company's profitability.


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