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This excerpt taken from the TUNE DEF 14A filed Mar 30, 2006.

Executive Officers

 

The following table sets forth certain information with respect to our executive officers as of March 30, 2006:

 

Name


   Age

  

Position


James A. Fontaine

   48    Chief Executive Officer and President

Jeffrey A. Kupp

   43    Chief Financial Officer and Vice President

Albert H. Taddiken            

   42    Chief Operating Officer

Robert S. Kirk

   45    Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Barry F. Koch

   40    Vice President and Managing Director,
Microtune GmbH & Co. KG

Phillip D. Peterson

   36    General Counsel

Biographical information concerning Mr. Fontaine is set forth under “ Proposal No. 1—Election of Directors” on page 14.

 

Jeffrey A. Kupp was named Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary in May 2005. Mr. Kupp was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Inet Technologies Inc. from 2000 to 2004. Mr. Kupp also held the position of Chief Financial Officer at both IEX Corporation and CS Wireless Systems, Inc. and a senior finance position at DSC Communications Corporation. Mr. Kupp began his career in accounting at Ernst & Young LLP. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and Computer Science from Asbury College and a M.B.A. degree from Cornell University.

 

Albert H. Taddiken was named Chief Operating Officer in August 2003. Mr. Taddiken also served as a member of the Office of the President from June 2003 through August 2003, Chief Technical Officer from September 2001 to August 2003, General Manager, Broadband Business Unit from December 2001 through June 2003, Vice President, IC Engineering from May 1998 through December 2001 and as Director, RFIC Development from November 1996 through April 1998. Mr. Taddiken began his career at Texas Instruments. Mr. Taddiken holds a B.S.E.E. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

 

Robert S. Kirk was named Vice President of Worldwide Sales in October 2003. Mr. Kirk served as Vice President of Sales, North America from March 2003 to October 2003. Mr. Kirk was Vice President of Sales, Northern Europe for Avnet from August 2001 to March 2003, and Vice President of Sales, North America for On Semiconductor from May 1982 to August 2001. Mr. Kirk holds a B.S.E.E. from Purdue University.

 

Barry F. Koch was named Managing Director of Microtune GmbH & Co. KG, a wholly-owned German subsidiary of Microtune, in May 2000. Mr. Koch joined Microtune GmbH & Co. KG as Director of Advanced Development in January 2000 at the time of Microtune’s combination with Temic Telefunken Hochfrequenztechnik GmbH (“Temic”). Mr. Koch had been with Temic and its predecessors since June 1995. In addition, Mr. Koch has held a number of positions at Microtune concurrently with his positions at Microtune GmbH & Co. KG. Mr. Koch was named Vice President and Co-General Manager of Microtune’s Broadband Business Unit in January 2004. Additionally, Mr. Koch has served as Vice President and General Manager of Microtune’s Automotive Business Unit since December 2001, and served as Vice President of Systems Engineering from May 2000 until December 2001. Mr. Koch holds a B.S.E.E. from the University of Missouri-Rolla and a M.S.E.E. from Purdue University.

 

Phillip D. Peterson was named General Counsel in April 2004. Mr. Peterson was an attorney with Cox & Smith Incorporated from September 2002 to October 2003 and with Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich, LLP from March 2000 to January 2002. Prior to that, he was an attorney with King & Spalding LLP and Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Mr. Peterson holds a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law and a B.A. from Trinity University.

 

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This excerpt taken from the TUNE DEF 14A filed Apr 27, 2005.

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

 

The following table sets forth certain information with respect to the executive officers of Microtune as of April 25, 2005:

 

Name


   Age

  

Position


James A. Fontaine

   47    Chief Executive Officer and President

Rob-Roy J. Graham            

   52    Chief Development Officer, Vice President and Secretary

Albert H. Taddiken

   41    Chief Operating Officer

Robert S. Kirk

   44    Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Justin M. Chapman

   31    Vice President of Accounting

Phillip D. Peterson

   35    General Counsel

Barry F. Koch

   39    Managing Director, Microtune GmbH & Co. KG

Biographical information concerning Mr. Fontaine is set forth under “Election of Directors” on page 9.

 

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Rob-Roy J. Graham was named Chief Development Officer and Vice President in November 2004 and Secretary in March 2004. Mr. Graham served as Chief Financial Officer for Microtune from August 2003 until November 2004. Previously, Mr. Graham was Chief Financial Officer for Intervoice, Inc. from August 1994 to July 2003 and Controller for Intervoice, Inc. from August 1992 to August 1994. Mr. Graham holds a B.A. from DePauw University and a M.B.A. from Tulane University.

 

Albert H. Taddiken was named Chief Operating Officer in August 2003. Mr. Taddiken also served as a member of the Office of the President from June 2003 through August 2003, Chief Technical Officer from September 2001 to August 2003, General Manager, Broadband Business Unit from December 2001 through June 2003, Vice President, IC Engineering from May 1998 through December 2001 and as Director, RFIC Development from November 1996 through April 1998. Mr. Taddiken began his career at Texas Instruments. Mr. Taddiken holds a B.S.E.E. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

 

Robert S. Kirk was named Vice President of Worldwide Sales in October 2003. Mr. Kirk served as Vice President of Sales, North America from March 2003 to October 2003. Mr. Kirk was Vice President of Sales, Northern Europe for Avnet from August 2001 to March 2003, and Vice President of Sales, North America for On Semiconductor from May 1982 to August 2001. Mr. Kirk holds a B.S.E.E. from Purdue University.

 

Justin M. Chapman was named Vice President of Accounting and principal financial and accounting officer in November 2004. He has held several related positions at Microtune from August 2001, directing the domestic and international accounting functions and performing financial planning and analysis. Previously, Mr. Chapman was the Manager of Financial Planning at IP Communications, Inc. from June 2000 to July 2001. Mr. Chapman began his career at Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Chapman is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.B.A from the University of Oklahoma.

 

Phillip D. Peterson was named General Counsel in April 2004. Mr. Peterson was an attorney with Cox & Smith Incorporated from September 2002 to October 2003 and with Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich, LLP from March 2000 to January 2002. Prior to that, he was an attorney with King & Spalding LLP from April 1999 to March 2000 and Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. from November 1997 to February 1999. Mr. Peterson holds a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law and a B.A. from Trinity University.

 

Barry F. Koch was named Managing Director of Microtune GmbH & Co. KG, a German subsidiary of Microtune, in May 2000. Mr. Koch joined Microtune GmbH & Co. KG as Director of Advanced Development in January 2000 at the time of Microtune’s combination with Temic Telefunken Hochfrequenztechnik GmbH. Mr. Koch had been with Temic Telefunken Hochfrequenztechnik GmbH and its predecessors since June 1995. In addition, Mr. Koch has held a number of positions at Microtune concurrently with his positions at Microtune GmbH & Co. KG. Mr. Koch was named Vice President and Co-General Manager of Microtune’s Broadband Business Unit in January 2004. Prior to that, Mr. Koch served as Vice President and General Manager of Microtune’s Automotive Business Unit from December 2001 until January 2004, and as Vice President of Systems Engineering from May 2001 until December 2001. Mr. Koch holds a B.S.E.E. from the University of Missouri-Rolla and a M.S.E.E. from Purdue University.

 

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