Xilinx will recruit 60 highly qualified new staff for Dublin and Cork

DUBLIN, Ireland, 3.00 pm July 3, 2012 – Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) today announced its intention to invest $50 million in an expansion of its electronics engineering operations at the company’s EMEA headquarters in Dublin and Cork.  The company will recruit 45 senior silicon and electronics engineering staff for its regional headquarters in Dublin and for its engineering centre in Cork.   In addition, a further 15 staff will be hired across a broad range of disciplines supporting the continued growth of Xilinx in Ireland.