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Agere Names Engineering VP

Agere Systems names Dr. Hans-Joachim Dittloff VP of engineering for mobility

December 7, 2004

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ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- Agere Systems (NYSE: AGR.A, AGR.B) today announced that Dr. Hans-Joachim Dittloff has been named vice president of engineering for its Mobility division, which is a leading supplier of silicon and software solutions for GPRS/EDGE and 3G wireless handsets.

In this newly created position, Dittloff will lead Agere's core development activities for GPRS, EDGE, 3G/UMTS and converged Wi-Fi chips and software, product engineering and test initiatives, as well as Agere's program management efforts within the Mobility division.

Dittloff joins Agere from Infineon Technologies, where he was the chief operating officer of the Secure Mobile Solutions Group with responsibility for Infineon's wireless and chip card IC business, which provides a broad range of components and complete systems solutions for mobile phones. Previously, Dittloff also served as senior vice president, sales and marketing for Infineon's Wireless Group.

Prior to his tenure at Infineon, Dittloff held leadership positions focused on communications, satellite and vehicle navigation and mission control systems at SICAN Group, TEMIC (Telefunken microelectronic GmbH) and STN ATLAS Elektronik GmbH.

"Hans-Joachim brings a wealth of expertise to this leadership role that will be most critical as we look to rapidly grow this business and expand Agere's portfolio of silicon and software for mobile handsets," said Luc Seraphin, vice president of Agere's Mobility division. "I look forward to taking advantage of his technological and operations knowledge as we position this business to meet customer demand for new and enhanced solutions."

Dittloff is based at Agere's mobile handset solutions development center in Munich, Germany and he begins his work immediately.

Agere Systems Inc.

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