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Sivers Semis appoints Bami Bastani to board


Semiconductor industry veteran joins as strategic advisor to strengthen focus on the US and beyond

Sivers Semiconductors AB has appointed Bami Bastani as a strategic advisor to the board and management to further strengthen the company’s focus on the US and global markets and provide guidance related to the semiconductor, photonics, 5G and SATCOM ecosystems.

Bastani has over four decades of extensive experience in the industry, including a most recent role as SVP and general manager at GlobalFoundries, where he led the high-growth mobile and wireless infrastructure business unit. He transitioned to SVP and senior advisor to CEO in Aug 2022 through March 2023. Bastani has also erved on the board of directors of Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA).

Bastani’s roles have spanned multiple industries that include semiconductor components (Intel, National Semiconductor), System on a Chip (Fujitsu Micro, Trident Microsystems), Systems and Software (Meru Networks including WiFi as a Service –WAAS- on the Cloud) and manufacturing services (GlobalFoundries). He has served as the growth and turnaround CEO of several public companies, including Aanadigics, Trident Microsystems, and Meru Networks.

” Bami Bastani is a strategically important addition to our team and fits perfectly with the company’s strategy to develop and expand our business. I look very much forward to work with Bami and the board to further strengthen our position in the US,” said Tomas Duffy, chairman of Sivers Semiconductors.

” It is with great pleasure we welcome Bami Bastani to Sivers. He is an industry veteran who offers in depth knowledge directly relevant to the Sivers ecosystem and strategic market presence. Bami will support our continued growth journey, especially in the US which will further strengthen our position,” said Anders Storm, group CEO, Sivers Semiconductors.

"Sivers is uniquely positioned in photonics, 5G and SATCOM all of which are critical to the mega trends in connectivity for Data Centers, Point to Point high speed data transitions, edge to edge connectivity for AI and autonomous vehicles to mention a few examples," said Bastani, “I am pleased to be a part of guiding Sivers’ board and management team in playing a leadership role in these attractive markets.”

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