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                        Board of Directors

                        Steve Sanghi, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
                        Matthew W. Chapman, Board Member
                        L.B. Day, Board Member
                        Esther Johnson, Board Member
                        Wade F. Meyercord, Board Member

                        Corporate Officers


                        Steve Sanghi

                        Chief Executive Officer, Microchip Technology Inc.
                        Mr. Sanghi was named the President of Microchip in August 1990, Chief Executive Officer in October 1991 and the Chairman of the Board of Directors in October 1993. Before joining the Company, Mr. Sanghi was Vice President of Operations at Waferscale Integration, Inc., a semiconductor company, from 1988 to 1990. Mr. Sanghi was employed by Intel Corporation from 1978 to 1988, where he held various positions in management and engineering, the most recent serving as General Manager of Programmable Memory Operations. Mr. Sanghi holds a Masters of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics and Communication from Punjab University, India.


                        Ganesh Moorthy

                        President & Chief Operating Officer, Microchip Technology Inc.
                        Mr. Moorthy was named the President of Microchip in February 2016.  He served as Chief Operating Officer since June 2009 and as Executive Vice President from October 2006 to May 2009.  From November 2001 to October 2006 Mr. Moorthy served as Vice President of several Microchip divisions. Mr. Moorthy holds an M.B.A. in marketing from the National University, Sacramento, Calif.; a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle, Wash.; and a B.S. degree in physics from the University of Bombay, Bombay, India.


                        J. Eric Bjornholt

                        Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Microchip Technology Inc.
                        Mr. Bjornholt has served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since January 2009, and has served as Corporate Secretary since 2003. He served as Director of Financial Reporting and Tax from 2003 to 2008. He has held various other financial management positions within Microchip since joining the company in 1995. Prior to joining Microchip, Mr. Bjornholt was employed by KPMG LLP. Mr. Bjornholt holds a B.S. degree in accounting from the University of Arizona and a Masters degree from Arizona State University.


                        Stephen V. Drehobl

                        Senior Vice President of MCU8 and MCU16 Business Units, Microchip Technology Inc.
                        Mr. Drehobl has served as Vice President of the MCU8 Division since July 2001. He has been employed by Microchip Technology since August 1989 and has served as a Vice President of Microchip Technology since February 1997. Mr. Drehobl holds a Bachelor of Technology from the University of Dayton.


                        Mitchell R. Little

                        Senior Vice President, Worldwide Client Engagement, Microchip Technology Inc.
                        Mr. Little has served as Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Applications since July 2000. From April 1998 through July 2000, he served as Vice President, Americas Sales. From November 1995 to April 1998, he served as Vice President, Standard Microcontroller and ASSP Division. From September 1993 to November 1995, he served as Vice President, Memory Products and ASSP Division. Mr. Little holds a BSET from United Electronics Institute.


                        Richard J. Simoncic

                        Senior Vice President, Analog Power & Interface, Microchip Technology Inc.
                        Mr. Simoncic has served as Vice President, Analog Power and Interface Division since September 1999. From January 1996 to September 1999, he served as Vice President, Memory and Specialty Products Division. From October of 1995 to January 1996, he served as Vice President of Yield and Manufacturing Engineering. Mr. Simoncic holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from DeVry Institute of Technology.

                        Appointed Officers

                        Mathew B. BunkerSenior Vice President, Back-End Operations
                        Lauren A. CarrSenior Vice President, Global Human Resources
                        Michael A. FinleySenior Vice President, Fab Operations
                        Patrick JohnsonSenior Vice President, Mixed Signal, Timing and FPGA Business Units
                        Sumit K. MitraSenior Vice President, 32-bit MCU, MPU and Wireless Business Units
                        Mitchel ObolskySenior Vice President of Networking and Data Center Business Units
                        Randy BrudzinskiVice President, Frequency & Time Systems Business Unit
                        Stephen T. CaldwellVice President, Wireless Products Business Unit
                        Kathryn A. ClevengerVice President, Fab 4 Operations
                        John CostelloVice President, Government Affairs
                        Nuri DagdevirenVice President, Security Products Business Unit
                        Rod DrakeVice President, MCU32 Business Unit
                        Randall L. DrwingaVice President, Memory Products Business Unit
                        Fanie DuvenhageVice President, Human Machine Interface Business Unit
                        Charles ForniVice President, USB and Networking Business Unit
                        Leon GrossVice President, Discrete Products Business Unit
                        Thomas J. GruneVice President, Americas Sales
                        Ian F. HarrisVice President, Computing Products Business Unit
                        Pete HazenVice President, Data Center Solutions Business Unit
                        Sudarshan IyengarVice President, India Development Center
                        Matthias KaestnerVice President, Automotive
                        Rami KanamaVice President, Timing and Communication Business Unit
                        Joseph R. KrawczykVice President, Asia Sales
                        Bryan J. LiddiardVice President, Mixed Signal and Linear Business Unit
                        Dan MalinaricVice President, Fab 5 Operations
                        Gary P. MarshVice President, European Sales
                        Suresh MenonVice President, Engineering-FPGA
                        Greg PerzanowskiVice President, Quality & Reliability Systems
                        Kenneth N. PyeVice President, Worldwide Applications Engineering
                        Mark W. ReitenVice President, Licensing
                        David SadlerVice President, Finance & Corporate Controller
                        Babak SamimiVice President, Communications Business Unit
                        Nawaz SharifVice President, Europe Finance
                        Joseph Thomsen, Vice President, MCU16 Business Unit
                        Kimberly van HerkVice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
                        Bruce WeyerVice President, FPGA Business Unit
                        Robert WilliamsVice President, Global Information Services

                        Corporate Secretary

                        Kimberly van HerkVice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary