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Xilinx CEO Shares Insight on Business and Ethics With Millions of Travelers Throughout the Globe

SAN JOSE, Calif.
Nov 13, 2003

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), the world's leading programmable logic supplier, today announced that a one-on-one interview with Xilinx CEO Wim Roelandts will air on a Forbes sponsored American Airlines radio program titled "Issues 2003" throughout the months of November and December, 2003. The interview includes the CEO's views on today's most controversial Business and Ethics topics including the expensing of stock options, legislation of corporate ethics, developing and maintaining a successful board, and the responsibility of the CEO. Also appearing on the same segment is former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt.

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Produced by Sky Radio, the in-flight programming will reach an estimated in-flight audience of 3.4 million travelers. To download an audio version of the interview visit www.xilinx.com/company/press/audio/roelandtswim2003_0731.wma .

Sky Radio founding CEO Marc Holland conducted the interview. "Listeners will thoroughly enjoy Wim's interview -- his wealth of knowledge and experience will appeal to a broad audience as he discusses various issues related to Business and Ethics. I was thrilled to have interviewed such an industry visionary."

About Sky Radio Network

Founded in 1996, Los Angeles-based Sky Radio Network provides business, technology, health and entertainment programming to some of the largest airlines in the world, including United, American, Delta, Northwest, US Airways and America West. The network provides programming on issues relevant to business travelers including, business, ethics and Sarbanes-Oxley, tort reform, energy, environment, biotech, technology, healthcare and education. Founding CEO and on-air host Marc Holland has interviewed hundreds of CEOs from the world's most powerful corporations, politicos, corporate board luminaries and heads of state. Ancillary services provided include media strategy and messaging, media coaching, branding positioning and executive speech-writing services.

About Xilinx

Xilinx, Inc. is the worldwide leader of programmable logic solutions. Additional information about Xilinx is available at www.xilinx.com.

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