Freescale Semiconductor Has 20 Employees on Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight

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Freescale Semiconductor has confirmed that 20 of its employees were passengers on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

Twelve are from Malaysia and eight are from China. It has been reported that some of the staff were senior management, although the firm has not confirmed their identities yet.

The company said that it is continuing to monitor the situation and will provide more information as it becomes available.

"At present, we are solely focused on our employees and their families," said Gregg Lowe, president and CEO, Freescale. "Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by this tragic event."

The company has assembled counselors and other professionals through Freescale's Employee Assistance Program, with around-the-clock support for those impacted by this tragedy.

The USA based firm has around 23,000 staff worldwide.

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