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3dfx Names New CEO

The president and CEO position at 3dfx, made by available by Greg Ballard's departure in October, has been filled. The 3dfx board of directors has named Dr. Alex Luepp as...

Quang Hong

November 23, 1999

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The president and CEO position at 3dfx, made by available by Greg Ballard's departure in October, has been filled. The 3dfx board of directors has named Dr. Alex Luepp as the company's new president and CEO. Luepp is a 25 year veteran of the semiconductor industry and has served as a member of the 3dfx board since October of last year. "Dr. Leupp has been a valuable resource in guiding 3dfx over the past year, as a director on the company's board," said Gordon Campbell, 3dfx's chairman of the board, "The board feels his technology expertise, leadership abilities and strong understanding of the semiconductor industry will be a great asset." Prior to joining 3dfx, Luepp had been with Chip Express Corporation and had spent 12 years with Siemens Microelectronics, including six as chairman and CEO.

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