Company distinguished as the only semiconductor award recipient
BEIJING, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced that it has been honored with the 2011 China Economic Achievement Award. The prestigious '2011 China Economy - Best Driving Corporation' award recognizes Xilinx for its contribution to economic development and growth in China. The honor was presented to Xilinx during China's 2011 Economic CEO Forum & Economic Achievement Award Ceremony on June 30, 2011 in Beijing.
Notably, Xilinx was the only semiconductor company to be recognized among an esteemed list of leading global electronics companies, including Cisco China, Samsung China, Acer and Baidu, to name a few. The 'Vision of the Future' forum and gala event was sponsored by China Economic & Informatization Magazine, Eastern Enterpriser, IT CEO & CIO, Xinmin Weekly, Finance Magazine, Beijing TV Station, HKUST Business School and China's Company International Development Association.
"We're delighted to accept this great honor in recognition of our commitment to economic growth and development in China over more than a decade since establishing Xilinx operations in Beijing and Shanghai," said Xilinx Senior Vice President & Asia Pacific Executive Sponsor Vincent Tong. "As the world's leading provider of programmable platforms, Xilinx is privileged to work alongside the best and brightest Chinese entrepreneurs, inventors and proven market leaders to foster low-cost innovation and satisfy the insatiable bandwidth demand across all sectors. We're excited to participate in the country's transformation from the 'world's factory' to a world leader in technology, built upon a vibrant and thriving 'created-in-China' economy."
In addition to accepting the award on behalf of Xilinx at the event, Tong joined an executive panel focused on 'Innovators Leading Innovation by China' with MOFCOM Researcher Bai Ming, Beijing Yuxin Yicheng Science and Technology Chairman and CEO Hong Weidong, Beijing ErenEben Information Technology President Jiang Yufei, Zhuhai Gree Electric Appliances President Dong Mingzhu, and Evoc Intelligent Technology Executive Vice President Fan Xianoning.
Xilinx is the world's leading provider of programmable platforms. For more information, visit: http://www.xilinx.com/.
Xilinx, the Xilinx logo, Artix, ISE, Kintex, Spartan, Virtex, Zynq, and other designated brands included herein are trademarks of Xilinx in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
SOURCE Xilinx, Inc.