David J. Aldrich
Joined Allegro MicroSystems Board: 2021
David J. Aldrich was Chairman of Skyworks Solutions, Inc. from 2018 to 2021, and served as its Executive Chairman from 2016 to 2018. Prior to his appointment as Executive Chairman, Mr. Aldrich served as Skyworks’ Chief Executive Officer, a position he held since 2002, when the company was created via a merger between Alpha Industries and Conexant Systems' wireless business. Before the creation of Skyworks, Mr. Aldrich was President and Chief Executive Officer of Alpha Industries beginning in 2000. Mr. Aldrich currently serves on the board of directors of indie Semiconductor, an automotive semiconductor and software innovator, as well as Belden, a publicly traded provider of end-to-end signal transmission solutions. Mr. Aldrich also serves on the board of directors of various non-profit organizations, including Project Kompass, Inc. and Trinity Boston Connects. Mr. Aldrich received a B.A. in political science from Providence College in 1979 and an M.B.A. from the University of Rhode Island in 1981. Over his career, Mr. Aldrich has received numerous awards and recognition, including being named the 2014 CEO of the Year by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council.