QLogic Grabs CFO From Mindspeed

Aliso Viejo-based QLogic has snagged Simon Biddiscombe, former Chief Financial Officer of Mindspeed Technologies, as its CFO, the firm said today. Biddiscombe has also previously served at Wyle Electronics and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Biddiscombe had been at Mindspeed since 2000, having served as its CFO since Mindspeed's spinoff from Conexant Systems in 2003. Separately, Mindspeed said that Raymond Cook, the firm's VP of Finance and Corporate Controller, will serve as interim Chief Financial Officer for the firm. QLogic is a developer of storage area networking hardware; Mindspeed is a supplier of semiconductors for the networking industry.