Brian Crutcher to become next CEO of TI
22 January, 2018
Crutcher will succeed Rich Templeton, who serves as president and CEO of Texas Instruments for the last 14 years
The board of directors of Texas Instruments has selected Brian Crutcher to become the company’s next president and chief executive officer (CEO). Crutcher will succeed Rich Templeton, who serves as president and CEO of TI for the last 14 years. The transition will be effective this June 1. Rich Templeton will remain the company’s chairman. The transition is a well-planned succession that follows Crutcher’s promotion to senior vice president in 2010, executive vice president in 2014, chief operating officer in 2017 and election to the board of directors last July.
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors. TI employs approximately 30,000 worldwide. It had total sales of $13.4 billion in 2016. Its market value in Nasdaq reached $115.1B. “This is an exciting time to lead TI,” said Crutcher. “Our semiconductors are inside tens of thousands of different types of electronics. I am energized by the opportunities we have ahead of us and look forward to working with TIers around the world to continue making TI a better supplier, employer and investment.”
Crutcher joined TI in 1996. Prior to his current role as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Texas Instruments, he served as TI’s executive vice president of Business Operations responsible for all TI’s businesses, sales and research and development. Throughout his career, he has held a number of leadership roles including senior vice president of TI’s Analog and DLP Products businesses, High Volume Analog and Logic, Power Management and Silicon Valley Analog and more. Early in his career, he served in a variety of leadership roles in the Sales and Applications organization throughout the U.S. He earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Central Florida (UCF) and a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Irvine.