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Entropic Announces Changes to Management

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SAN DIEGO -- Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR), a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home, today announced the appointment of Vahid Manian to Senior Vice President of Global Engineering and Operations. In this role, he will assume overall responsibility for Entropic's global engineering and operations organizations, including hardware and software product development, technical operations, quality, and supply management. Dr. Michael Farese will assume the role of Chief Technology Officer, where he will help guide the Company's advanced technology and platform architecture roadmaps, as well as collaborate with academic and industry standards bodies to drive innovation deeper into the connected home entertainment market.

Since joining Entropic in 2012 as Senior Vice President of Global Operations, Manian has successfully expanded the scale and scope of the Company's global operations organization. He implemented innovative manufacturing cost reduction and long-range capacity planning strategies that have had significant impact on gross margins and inventory turns. Manian also played an integral role in moving Entropic to the latest 28nm low power process technology. Leveraging his prior success, engineering background and industry expertise and relationships, Manian is well-suited to lead the next phase of Entropic's engineering and operations growth and success.

Entropic Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: ENTR)

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