Peregrine Semiconductor Adds VP

San Diego-based Peregrine Semiconductor said today that it has appointed Ian Warbrick as Vice President of Supply Chain and Customer Service. The provider of RF-CMOS and other mixed signal communications chips said that Warbrick joins the firm from International Rectifier, where he was VP and GM of that firm's Power Semiconductor Business Unit. He had served for over 10 years at IR, including serving as CEO of IR-SA, the firm's joint venture with Sanyo Semiconductor. Peregine's ICs are used in the broadband, wireless, and cellular phone market.