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Synaptics Strengthens Leadership Team with the Addition of Lisa Bodensteiner as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Secretary

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 07, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synaptics® Incorporated (Nasdaq: SYNA) today announced the appointment of Lisa Bodensteiner as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, strengthening its leadership team. Ms. Bodensteiner joined in November to guide Synaptics' legal strategy, ensure regulatory compliance, and oversee corporate governance.

“Lisa’s track record and incredibly diverse experience as a legal executive for high-growth companies makes her an invaluable sounding board for me and the rest of the executive team,” said Michael Hurlston, President and CEO of Synaptics. “I intend to work with her as a true business partner as we accelerate our push into new market opportunities, expand our ecosystem of partnerships, and grow our intellectual property assets, organically and through M&A.”

Before joining Synaptics, Ms. Bodensteiner held high-profile positions at Plantronics, Inc. ("Poly") as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Compliance Officer, and Corporate Secretary. She also served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Chief Compliance Officer at SunPower Corporation, a leading global solar power solutions provider. Additionally, her experiences at First Solar, Inc., OptiSolar, Inc., and Calpine Corporation have given her a unique perspective on legal and compliance issues in the energy and technology fields.

Ms. Bodensteiner holds a Juris Doctor degree from Santa Clara University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Nevada.

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About Synaptics Incorporated
Synaptics (Nasdaq: SYNA) is changing how humans engage with connected devices and data, engineering exceptional experiences throughout the home, at work, in the car, and on the go. Synaptics is the partner of choice for the world’s most innovative intelligent system providers, who are integrating multiple experiential technologies into platforms that make our digital lives more productive, insightful, secure, and enjoyable. These customers combine Synaptics’ differentiated technologies in touch, display, and biometrics with a new generation of advanced connectivity and AI-enhanced video, vision, audio, speech, and security processing. Follow Synaptics on LinkedIn, X, and Facebook, or visit

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