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Paul D. Delva

Paul D. Delva

Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc.
Former Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Sunnyvale, CA, USA



Paul Delva was formerly Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc., a $1.4 billion publicly held designer and manufacturer of power semiconductor products based in Sunnyvale, California. (Fairchild was acquired by ON Semiconductor in 2016.) He was responsible for Fairchild’s legal and regulatory affairs, compliance and ethics, corporate social responsibility, government relations, and the corporate secretary function worldwide. Before joining Fairchild as an assistant general counsel in 1999, he was a securities and M&A lawyer at Dechert LLP in Philadelphia. His professional interests include cross-functional organizational leadership, collaboration and communication as the keys to developing effective legal functions in corporations and other organizations. He has a J.D. from Temple University School of Law, an M.A. in organizational communication from Purdue University, and a B.A. in journalism from Concordia University. Before law school he worked as a newspaper reporter. Paul lives in Berkeley, California with his wife and teenage son.


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