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ON Semiconductor : CEO Named as a Most Admired Leader

by September 27, 2017 General

Keith Jackson Takes Company to Next Level Under His Steadfast
Leadership and Dedication to Excellence

ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON)
today announced that Keith Jackson, president and CEO, has been named as
a Most Admired Leader by the Phoenix Business Journal. Jackson has been
instrumental in driving business excellence and best-in-class processes
since joining the company 14 years ago. Under Jackson’s leadership, ON
Semiconductor has generated tremendous value for all its stakeholders,
including customers, communities, employees and shareholders.

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ON Semiconductor President and CEO Keith Jackson. (Photo: Business Wire)

ON Semiconductor President and CEO Keith Jackson. (Photo: Business Wire)

ON Semiconductor has adopted a mission of delivering high quality,
energy efficient solutions to solve its customers’ electronics design
challenges with a world-class supply chain and ethical culture committed
to global corporate social responsibility. Sustainability activity and
goals throughout the business form part of the fabric of its corporate
and social responsibility program and ethics. These provide good
examples of what the manufacturing sector can and should do in this area.

As such, ON Semiconductor has been named, for two consecutive years, as
a Forbes America’s Best Employer and a “World’s Most Ethical Company” by
the Ethisphere Institute. Jackson also was named a Supply Chain Pro to
Know by Supply and Demand Chain Executive. During his tenure, ON
Semiconductor completed 13 acquisitions and increased revenue by more
than $3 billion annually.

“I am humbled and honored to be recognized by the Business Journal,”
said Jackson. “It is through the hard work and dedication of over 30,000
employees around the world that our company and leaders continue to be
recognized for our successes. I am proud to work alongside such
outstanding and driven talent.”

Jackson has over 30 years of semiconductor industry experience. Before
joining ON Semiconductor, he was with Fairchild Semiconductor
Corporation, serving as Executive Vice President and General Manager,
Analog, Mixed Signal, and Configurable Products Groups beginning in
1998, and, more recently, was head of its Integrated Circuits Group.
From 1996 to 1998, he served as President and a member of the board of
directors of Tritech Microelectronics in Singapore, a manufacturer of
analog and mixed signal products. From 1986 to 1996, Jackson worked for
National Semiconductor Corporation, most recently as Vice President and
General Manager of the Analog and Mixed Signal division. He also held
various positions at Texas Instruments Incorporated, including
engineering and management positions, from 1973 to 1986. Jackson
currently serves on the board of directors of Veeco Instruments, Inc.,
and has served on the board of directors of the Semiconductor Industry
Association since 2008.

“Keith is a unique CEO who couples an engineering and innovative
technology mindset. His leadership of our company has transformed us
from a standard, commodity device supplier to a solutions based provider
with leading differentiated technologies,” said Bill Schromm, executive
vice president and chief operating officer. “His awareness of the
customer and their challenges goes far beyond simply supplying products.
Keith’s tenacity and diligence in such a cyclical industry are
unprecedented and have taken our company to new heights by providing
unparalleled support for employees and partners alike.”

About ON Semiconductor

ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) is driving energy efficient innovations,
empowering customers to reduce global energy use. The company is a
leading supplier of semiconductor-based solutions, offering a
comprehensive portfolio of energy efficient power management, analog,
sensors, logic, timing, connectivity, discrete, SoC and custom devices.
The company’s products help engineers solve their unique design
challenges in automotive,
communications, computing, consumer, industrial, medical, aerospace and
defense applications
. ON Semiconductor operates a responsive,
reliable, world-class supply chain and quality program, a robust
compliance and ethics program, and a network of manufacturing
facilities, sales offices and design centers in key markets throughout
North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific regions. For more
information, visit

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