Pericom Semiconductor Elects Edward Yang to its Board of Directors

February 23, 2009

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Pericom Semiconductor
Corporation (Nasdaq: PSEM), a worldwide supplier of high-speed integrated
circuits and frequency control products, today announced the election of Mr.

Edward Yang to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Yang has international executive level experience in the electronics
systems industry. Mr. Yang’s Board experience includes serving on the Boards
of successful public and private companies with operations in the United
and Asia. Mr. Yang holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
from Oregon State University and participated in the Executive Program of
Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

Alex Hui, President and CEO, said of Mr. Yang’s appointment, “We are very
pleased to have Ed Yang join our Board of Directors. Ed’s prior experience as
an advisor to a number of global corporations and technology organizations, as
well as serving as Chief Technical Officer for Hewlett-Packard’s Personal
Systems Group and the Computing Systems Organization gives him very valuable
insights into our business. In addition, his board experience will help us
ensure that we respond effectively to the current economic conditions. Ed will
be a valued resource as we move Pericom to the next level in our development.”

About Pericom

Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM) enables serial
connectivity with the industry’s most complete solutions for the computing,
communications and consumer market segments. Pericom’s analog, digital and
mixed-signal integrated circuits, along with its SaRonix-eCERA frequency
control products are essential in the timing, switching, bridging and
conditioning of high-speed signals required by today’s ever-increasing speed
and bandwidth demanding applications. Company headquarters is in San Jose,
., with design centers and technical sales and support offices globally.

SOURCE Pericom Semiconductor Corporation

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