MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.,
Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/
-- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced that
Sassine Ghazi has been appointed as
Chief Operating Officer. Ghazi, who joined Synopsys in 1998, brings
multiple decades of experience in chip design, applications
engineering, customer support, sales, and business management. Most
recently, he was general manager of Synopsys' Design Group, where
he accelerated development of market-changing new products and put
into place a compelling strategy and roadmap grounded in deep
technical knowledge and close customer collaboration. Prior to
Synopsys, he worked as a design engineer at Intel. He holds
bachelor's degrees in business administration and electrical
engineering, and a Master of Science in electrical and computer
"Sassine's outstanding track record, strong industry
relationships, and keen understanding of both the technical
innovation and business execution of our company makes him a great
choice for the COO position," said Aart de
Geus, chairman and co-CEO of Synopsys. "As Synopsys
continually evolves to sustain strong growth and technical
innovation, Sassine's infectious enthusiasm, can-do management and
focused execution are perfect to help lead the company to deliver
on our growth and profitability objectives."
"It is a privilege to assume the COO position, working alongside
our senior leaders to further evolve and focus the strengths of
Synopsys," said Sassine Ghazi. "Our
strategy has never been more compelling in delivering high-value
innovation to enable our customers' ambitious objectives. I am
incredibly energized to work with the team as we continue to
accelerate technical impact, sharpen operational excellence and
deepen customer relationships."
"Synopsys is a strong company powered by industry leaders, an
outstanding field organization and committed employees," added
Chi-Foon Chan, co-CEO of
Synopsys. "Sassine embodies the characteristics we honor:
technical depth, integrity and a passion for customer and team
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) is the
Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies
developing the electronic products and software applications we
rely on every day. As the world's 15th largest software
company, Synopsys has a long history of being a global leader in
electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also
growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions.
Whether you're a system-on-chip (SoC) designer creating advanced
semiconductors, or a software developer writing applications that
require the highest security and quality, Synopsys has the
solutions needed to deliver innovative, high-quality, secure
products. Learn more at www.synopsys.com.
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Forward-looking statements are subject to both known and unknown
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covid-19 pandemic and the associated economic downturn on our
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governments, such as the imposition of additional tariffs or export
restrictions, which could interfere with our business operations or
our ability to provide products and services in certain countries.
Other risks and uncertainties that may apply are set forth in the
risk factors section of Synopsys' most recently filed Quarterly
Report on Form 10-Q. Synopsys assumes no obligation to update any
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SOURCE Synopsys, Inc.