Analog Devices hires CLO

Sep 16, 2021
Janene Asgeirsson most recently worked at Acacia Communications

Wilmington, Massachusetts-based Analog Devices (ADI) has hired Janene Asgeirsson as the company’s new senior vice president, chief legal officer (CLO) and corporate secretary.

In her new role, Asgeirsson oversees ADI’s legal matters, including corporate governance, M&A, litigation, intellectual property and compliance. As chief risk officer, she is also responsible for the company’s internal audit and risk functions.

Asgeirsson most recently worked at Acacia Communications, where was CLO, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary. During her six years with Acacia, she worked on transactions including the company’s 2016 IPO and its $4.5 bn sale to Cisco Systems.

Before joining Acacia, Asgeirsson held various senior counsel roles, including at law firm WilmerHale and Entropic Communications, which was acquired by MaxLinear in 2015.

‘As we continue to drive the next waves of analog semiconductor innovation and growth, we are delighted to welcome Janene to ADI,’ president and CEO Vincent Roche says in a statement. ‘She is a proven public company advisor with a business-minded approach, exceptional legal leadership and expertise, and experience on a variety of governance and compliance matters. I’m confident that she will be a key asset to our organization.’

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