The Association for Corporate Growth-Arizona will feature the leader of one of the Valley’s most dynamic and influential companies for its CEO Breakfast on September 10.

Steve Sanghi, Chairman, President & CEO of Microchip Technology Inc., and co-author of the book “Driving Excellence:  How the Aggregate System Turned Microchip Technology from a Failing Company to a Market Leader,” will address ACG’s audience of Valley business leaders.

The event will take place on Tuesday, September 10 from 7 to 9 a.m. at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa Grand Ballroom in Phoenix. Registration begins at 7 and the breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m.

Sanghi is one of the most respected CEOs in the Arizona business community, and has overseen the extensive growth of Microchip into a significant player in the technology industry.

“We are very pleased to be able to feature someone with Mr. Sanghi’s broad experience and sharp insights into today’s business environment,” said Christine Nowaczyk, Board President for ACG-Arizona. “He’s a dynamic and visionary business leader who has a lot to share that can make other companies and ventures successful.”

Tickets for the September 10 event are available for $49 for ACG members and sponsors, and $69 for ACG non-members, if purchased by September 6; and $59 for ACG members and sponsors, and $79 for ACG non-members, if purchased after September 6. Tickets may be purchased by visiting or calling 602-343-6280.

Mr. Sanghi was named the President of the Company in August 1990, Chief Executive Officer in October 1991, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors in October 1993.  In June 1995, Mr. Sanghi received an Arizona Entrepreneur of the Year award. Mr. Sanghi and Microchip have won numerous awards and honors for business excellence throughout his tenure as President and CEO.

Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:  MCHP) is a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, providing low-risk product development, lower total system cost and faster time to market for thousands of diverse customer applications worldwide. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Microchip offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality. For more information, visit the Microchip website at

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