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Philips Semiconductors announces inaugural sponsorship for San Jose State University's e-Commerce Management Program
Sponsorship directly supports program graduate's career counseling and job placement in e-commerce management
San Jose, CA, January, 2001 -- Philips Semiconductors, a division of Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE:PHG, AEX: PHI), today announced it is the inaugural sponsor for San Jose State University's e-Commerce Management (SJSU ECM) Program. Established in 1999, the program is the United States' first comprehensive Electronic Commerce Management Certificate Program.
As a direct result of Philips Semiconductors' sponsorship, the SJSU ECM Program is creating a new, full time staff position to coordinate and manage career counseling, job placement and alumni organization for program participants.
"Philips Semiconductors is proud to be the inaugural sponsor of SJSU's e-Commerce Management Program," said Bill Roeder, director of worldwide e-Business, Philips Semiconductors. "As the second leading semiconductors employer in Silicon Valley, we view our contribution to this program as but one means of reciprocating to the community and supporting the area's e-Commerce development."
"We are pleased that a company who is as committed to global e-commerce as Philips Semiconductors is supporting our e-Commerce Management Program," said Mitchell Levy, SJSU ECM Program Founder and Coordinator at San Jose State University. "As the principal sponsor, Philips Semiconductors is playing a material role in this program's success."
For more information about the SJSU ECM Program, visit http://ecmtraining.com/sjsu.
About Philips Semiconductors
Philips Semiconductors, which has annual revenues of approximately US$5 billion in 1999, designs and manufactures semiconductors and silicon systems platforms. Philips Semiconductors is spearheading the emerging field of systems on silicon solutions with the innovative Nexperia™ platform and VLSI Velocity™ tool set. The company's Sea-of-IP™ design methodology allows plug and play intellectual property blocks for easily customizable products. The company is a leader in communications, consumer, PC peripherals and automotive semiconductors, which are key applications for convergence in end-user products. Philips Semiconductors is headquartered in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, and has operations throughout the world. For more information: www.philips.semiconductors.com.
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