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DEF 14A
QLOGIC CORP filed this Form DEF 14A on 07/23/1996
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    services, fees to be paid to the independent public accountants, the
    performance of the Company's independent public accountants, and the
    accounting practices of the Company.
 
(3) Member of the compensation committee of the Board of Directors of the
    Company, currently consisting of two directors, neither of whom is an
    employee of the Company. The compensation committee held five meetings
    during fiscal year 1996. The compensation committee reviews the performance
    of the executive officers of the Company and its subsidiary and reviews the
    compensation programs for other key employees, including salary and cash
    incentive payment levels and option grants under the QLogic Corporation
    Stock Awards Plan.
 
     Mr. Liebl has been a director and Chairman of the Board of the Company
since its formation in February 1994. He is Vice Chairman of the Board of
Directors of Artisoft, Inc., a local area network company. Beginning in October
1985, Mr. Liebl held senior management positions, including Chairman of the
Board and Chief Executive Officer, at Cipher Data Products, Inc., a supplier of
tape and optical disk drives to the computer industry, until such corporation
was acquired by Archive Corporation in April 1990. Mr. Liebl also currently
serves as a director of Emulex Corporation, a supplier of computer and network
enhancement products and former parent corporation of the Company, and of
Smartflex Systems, Inc., a manufacturing services provider of sophisticated
electronics assemblies.
 
     Mr. Bixby became a director of the Company in February 1994. He is
Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Brooktree Corporation, a
producer of high-performance, mixed-signal integrated circuits. He has been an
officer of Brooktree Corporation since 1983. Before joining Brooktree, Mr. Bixby
was Director of Engineering at Spin Physics, a division of Eastman Kodak.
 
     Mr. Desai joined the Company in August 1995 as President and Chief
Technical Officer. He was subsequently promoted to President and Chief Executive
Officer in January 1996. From May 1995 to August 1995, he was Vice President,
Engineering (Systems Products) at Western Digital Corporation, a manufacturer of
disk drives. From July 1990 until May 1995, he served as Director, and
subsequently Vice President of Engineering at QLogic. From 1980 until joining
the Company in 1990, Mr. Desai was an Engineering Section Manager at Unisys
Corporation, a computer system manufacturer.
 
     Ms. Miltner became a director of the Company in February 1994. She is
President of Motivation by Miltner, a seminar and consulting business. From
December 1993 until March 1995, she served as Vice President of Sales and
Marketing of AmeriQuest Technologies, Inc., a subassembler of storage products
and distributor of microcomputer products. From July 1991 to December 1993 she
was President of Motivation by Miltner, a seminar and consulting business. From
April 1989 to July 1991, she was Senior Vice President -- Sales of Merisel, a
distributor of microcomputer products. For the previous four years, she was
Senior Vice President, Sales of Ingram Micro, a distributor of computer
products.
 
     Mr. Wells became a director of the Company in February 1994. He has been
President and Chief Executive Officer of Exar Corporation, a manufacturer of
analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits, since June 1992. He served as
President and Chief Operating Officer of LSI Logic Corporation, a manufacturer
of HCMOS and BiCMOS application-specific integrated circuits, for seven years
before joining Exar Corporation. Mr. Wells also serves as a director of Exar
Corporation, Pyramid Technology Corp., a manufacturer of mini-supercomputers,
and Micronics Computers, Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance system boards.
 
     There were nine meetings of the Board of Directors of the Company during
the last fiscal year of the Company. Each of the directors of the Company
attended 75% or more of the aggregate of the total number of meetings of the
Board of Directors held during the period in which he or she was a director and
the total number of meetings held by all committees of the Board of Directors on
which he or she served during such period.
 
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