Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announces
that Bruce Renouard will join the company as senior vice president –
sales and business development, effective March 21. In this newly
created position, Renouard will be responsible for sales of LED chips,
LED components, materials and power and RF components for the company.
This position is part of Cree’s ongoing investment in sales and
marketing to further enable the LED lighting and power markets.
“As we continue to lead the LED lighting revolution and drive adoption
into new applications, we are also focused on enabling our customers,”
said Chuck Swoboda, Cree chairman and chief executive officer. “Bruce’s
demonstrated sales leadership and experience in selling integrated
solutions around key components will be a great addition to the Cree
Renouard comes to Cree after nine years at Power Integration Corporation
where he served as vice president of worldwide sales.
Cree is leading the LED lighting revolution and making energy-wasting
traditional lighting technologies obsolete through the use of
energy-efficient, environmentally friendly LED lighting. Cree is a
market-leading innovator of lighting-class LEDs, LED lighting, and
semiconductor solutions for wireless and power applications.
Cree’s product families include LED fixtures and bulbs, blue and green
LED chips, high-brightness LEDs, lighting-class power LEDs,
power-switching devices and radio-frequency/wireless devices. Cree
solutions are driving improvements in applications such as general
illumination, backlighting, electronic signs and signals, variable-speed
motors, and wireless communications.
For additional product and company information, please refer to www.cree.com.
To learn more about the LED Lighting Revolution, please visit www.creeledrevolution.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements involving risks
and uncertainties, both known and unknown, that may cause actual results
to differ materially from those indicated. Actual results may differ
materially due to a number of factors, including the rapid development
of new technology and competing products that may impair demand or
render Cree’s products obsolete; and other factors discussed in Cree’s
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its
report on Form 10-K for the year ended June 27, 2010, and subsequent
Cree is a registered trademark of Cree, Inc.
Michelle Murray, Corporate Communications