Charles B. Ammann
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Mr. Ammann joined the Company in January 2014 as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary. Before joining Semtech, Mr. Ammann served as the executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of publicly-traded United Online, Inc. where he had been since August 2006. Before working for United Online, Mr. Ammann served as the senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of publicly-traded TV Guide, Inc. from 1999 until its acquisition by Gemstar International Group Limited, at which time Mr. Ammann’s responsibilities expanded as senior vice president and deputy general counsel of the combined Gemstar-TV Guide International entity. From 1996 to 1999, Mr. Ammann served as the senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, and oversaw the administrative operations, of publicly-traded United Video Satellite Group, Inc. From 1990 to 1996, Mr. Ammann held the position of vice president of administration and general counsel of Flint Industries, Inc., a privately-owned conglomerate based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Upon graduating from law school, Mr. Ammann was an attorney at the law firm Gable & Gotwals, from 1980 to 1990, and was a partner for his last five years with that firm.
Mr. Ammann received his B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame with a double major in Finance and Management, graduated magna cum laude, and was the recipient of the prestigious Hamilton Award for Management. He received his J.D. from the University of Oklahoma where he served as editor of the Oklahoma Law Review, and his MBA from the University of Tulsa.