Synaptics Names Dean Butler as New Chief Financial Officer
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ: SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced the appointment of Dean Butler as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), to be effective on October 21, 2019. Mr. Butler is a seasoned financial executive who most recently served as VP of Finance at Marvell where he played a significant role in the company’s transformation. Mr. Butler also held key financial positions at Broadcom and Maxim Integrated and brings an extensive background in corporate finance, treasury, financial planning and analysis, tax, investor relations, strategic planning and risk management.
Effective October 21, 2019, Kermit Nolan has resigned his role as interim Chief Financial Officer and will resume his previous role as Corporate Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer.
“After a comprehensive search, we selected Dean because of his broad experience in financial operations and his demonstrated skills in driving corporate transformation,” said Michael Hurlston, president and CEO of Synaptics. “I personally worked with Dean while at Broadcom, and I am excited to have him join us, bringing his very relevant skillset to bear as he helps guide the Company through our own makeover. In addition, I would like to thank Kermit for his outstanding work during his tenure as interim CFO.”
“I am honored and very excited to be given the opportunity to join Synaptics, and believe I can help the Company on its journey towards expanded gross margins and help drive an increasingly differentiated product portfolio,” added Dean Butler. “Synaptics is an innovative global leader, and I’m looking forward to leveraging my experience in driving financial operations to enhance efficiencies and increase shareholder value.”
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