Silicon Image announces departure of CEO; Harold Covert appointed as president and COO

September 29, 2009

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Silicon Image, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIMG), a leader in semiconductors and intellectual property for the secure distribution, presentation and storage of high-definition (HD) content, today announced the resignation of its president and chief executive officer, Steve Tirado, 55.

Hal Covert, 62, chief financial officer, will be taking over as president and chief operating officer, effective immediately. Covert joined Silicon Image from Openwave Systems Inc. in 2007, and has more than 30-years of management experience at technology and telecommunications companies.

“We want to thank Steve for his contributions to Silicon Image over the past 10 years,” said Peter Hanelt, chairman of the board of directors at Silicon Image, Inc. “Steve played a key role in leading the company to achieve its vision of delivering digital content everywhere with the development of exciting technology initiatives including the HDMI® Standard, the formation of the SPMT™ Consortium, and continued developments with our Mobile High-Definition Link and LiquidHD™ technology efforts.”

Silicon Image Inc.

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