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Marvell Semiconductor Receives Intel's Preferred Quality Supplier Award

Santa Clara, California (April 11, 2012) – Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) today announced that it has been recognized as one of 19 companies receiving Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for its performance in 2011. Marvell is recognized for significant contributions providing Intel with application-specific integrated circuit semiconductor products and engineering resources, deemed essential to Intel’s success.

“Marvell is honored to be selected as a recipient of the Preferred Quality Supplier award for 2011,” said Weili Dai, Marvell’s co-founder. “Marvell’s philosophy is that we only succeed when our customers do. As our decade long history with Intel exemplifies, Marvell is committed to developing win-win business relationships that not only deliver great results, they also advance the state of the industry. For their dedication and ongoing belief in Marvell and our passionate, committed team, I want to thank Intel for this special recognition.”

“Intel is pleased to present Marvell Semiconductor with the Preferred Quality Supplier award,” said Mark Marineau, operations director, Communications and Networking Group, Intel Corporation. “Marvell has been an important LAN PHY supplier to Intel for many years and has efficiently integrated their technology into several generations of LAD Ethernet controllers. Their exceptional supply-chain management, excursion-free volume support, and ongoing cost reduction efforts are critical to Intel’s LAN success. Marvell is very dependable and predictable in delivering to their commits and we appreciate the professional nature of our working relationship.”

The PQS award is part of Intel’s Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) program that encourages suppliers to strive for excellence and continuous improvement. To qualify for PQS status, suppliers must score 80 percent on a report card that assesses performance and ability to meet cost, quality, availability, technology, environmental, social and governance goals. Suppliers must also achieve 80 percent or greater on a challenging improvement plan and demonstrate solid quality and business systems. Additional information about the SCQI program is available at

A celebration to honor PQS award winners was held in Santa Clara. In addition, there was an announcement on Intel’s website at

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