Linear Technology Corporation, a leading supplier of high performance analog integrated circuits, announced that the company has presided over the NASDAQ opening bell on June 1 to commemorate Linear’s 30th anniversary as a public company on the NASDAQ and its 35th anniversary since its founding. Presiding over the bell ringing was executive chairman and co-founder Bob Swanson and chief executive officer Lothar Maier. Joining them at the podium was Don Zerio, vice president, finance and chief financial officer.
Bob Swanson stated, “Since the company’s founding 35 years ago, Linear Technology’s hallmark has been its focus on delivering high performance analog semiconductors and high performance financials. The NASDAQ has enabled us to reach the leading investors and fund managers, giving them an opportunity to participate in our success. As we reach the 35-year mark as a company this year, I want to thank our investors, our employees and the NASDAQ for their support over the years.”
Lothar Maier, CEO of Linear Technology, said, “As a leader in high performance analog, we need to surround ourselves with the best in every field. The NASDAQ is the largest US electronic stock market and a key element in our visibility and credibility with global investors. As international markets play an increasing role in our future growth, we benefit from the NASDAQ’s global reach. A word of thanks to our dedicated employees, customers, investors and the NASDAQ, without whom our past and future success would not be possible.”
Linear Technology’s analog integrated circuits power and connect our digital world. Linear’s products have applications in automotive, industrial, computer, communications, networking and medical systems.