Semiconductor manufacturer Analog Devices (ADI) announced the appointment of Janene Asgeirsson as senior vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary.
Asgeirsson has more than 20 years of experience in corporate law. She will be responsible for overseeing ADI’s legal matters, including M&A, litigation, intellectual property, governance, and compliance. She will also be responsible for the company’s internal audit and risk functions as its chief risk officer.
Asgeirsson joins ADI from Acacia Communications, where she served as chief legal officer, chief compliance officer, and secretary. During her six years at Acacia, she was involved in significant strategic projects and transactions, including its initial public offering and its $4.5 billion sale to Cisco Systems.
Prior to joining Acacia, Asgeirsson held various senior counsel roles, including at WilmerHale and Entropic Communications, which was acquired by MaxLinear in 2015.