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Analog Devices Recognized by General Motors as Winner of Coveted Overdrive Award

Analog Devices, Inc. was recognized as a GM Overdrive Award winner in
General Motors’ 29th annual Supplier of the Year awards. Analog Devices was
one of only 26 companies to be selected as an Overdrive winner in 2020.

First presented in 2012, GM’s Overdrive Award is a distinction reserved for
suppliers who display outstanding achievement within GM’s Global Purchasing
and Supply Chain organization’s key focus areas, including sustainable value
streams, total enterprise cost and profitability, safety, launch excellence,
accelerating innovation and nurturing relationships.

“Analog Devices has enjoyed a long and productive business relationship with
General Motors,” said Vincent Roche, President and CEO of Analog Devices.
“We are excited to receive the prestigious GM Overdrive Award for our
wireless battery management system. This ADI technology delivers maximum
flexibility for GM’s Ultium platform and enables General Motors to scale its
electric vehicle fleets into volume production across a wide range of
vehicle classes. The ADI team looks forward to future endeavors with General

As part of the annual awards, GM also recognized 122 companies as a Supplier
of the Year for consistently exceeding GM’s expectations, providing
customers with innovative technologies and among the highest quality in the
automotive industry. The recognition is for supplier performance in the 2020
calendar year.

“As GM works to achieve a future with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero
congestion, we are proud to have innovative and dedicated suppliers around
the world as partners in this mission,” said Shilpan Amin, GM vice
president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain.

“Throughout a challenging year, our suppliers have showed resilience and
dedication in working toward our shared goal of long-term sustainability for
our planet and the communities we serve, while meeting our present needs,”
Amin said. “We are pleased with what we’ve accomplished together in the past
year and we are excited by the opportunity that lies ahead.”

The 2020 Supplier of the Year and Overdrive Award winners were selected by a
global team of GM purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and
logistics leaders. Winners were chosen based on performance criteria in
Product Purchasing, Global Purchasing and Manufacturing Services, Customer
Care and Aftersales, and Logistics.

About ADI’s Wireless Battery Management System (wBMS)

Analog Devices’ wBMS eliminates the traditional wired harness – saving up to
90% of the wiring and up to 15% of the volume in the battery pack – and
offers uncompromising performance and flexibility to deliver optimized range
and accuracy over the life of the battery. wBMS also enables the remote
monitoring of battery health data throughout the battery lifecycle – from
assembly to warehouse and transport through installation, maintenance and
into a second-life phase. To learn more about wBMS visit:

Analog Devices (Nasdaq: ADI) is a leading global high-performance
semiconductor company dedicated to solving the toughest engineering
challenges. We enable our customers to interpret the world around us by
intelligently bridging the physical and digital with unmatched technologies
that sense, measure, power, connect and interpret. Visit

General Motors (NYSE:GM) is a global company focused on advancing an
all-electric future that is inclusive and accessible to all. At the heart of
this strategy is the Ultium battery platform, which will power everything
from mass-market to high-performance vehicles. General Motors, its
subsidiaries and its joint venture entities sell vehicles under the
Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Baojun and Wuling brands. More information
on the company and its subsidiaries, including OnStar, a global leader in
vehicle safety and security services, can be found at

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