Liam Griffin, CEO Skyworks Solutions

Liam Griffin, CEO Skyworks Solutions

Irvine-based chipmaker Skyworks Solutions Inc. said company Chief Executive Liam Griffin has been appointed board chairman, succeeding David Aldrich, who has retired.

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Griffin will continue to serve as president and CEO of Skyworks, the company said in a statement today.

The board’s lead independent director, Christine King, will also continue to serve in her current role.