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    Cree, Inc. (CREE)

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    Cree, Inc.
    4600 Silicon Drive
    Durham, NC 27703
    United States - Map
    Phone: 919-407-5300
    Fax: 919-313-5558
    Website: http://www.cree.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Semiconductor Equipment & Materials
    Full Time Employees:7,130

    Business Summary 

    Cree, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells lighting-class light emitting diode (LED), lighting, and semiconductor products for power and radio-frequency (RF) applications in the United States, China, Europe, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, and internationally. The company’s LED Products segment provides blue and green LED chips that are used in various applications, including video screens, gaming displays, function indicator lights and automotive backlighting, headlamps, and directional indicators; LED components comprising packaged LED products for lighting applications, and surface mount and through-hole packaged LED products for video, signage, general illumination, transportation, gaming, and specialty lighting applications; and silicon carbide (SiC) materials, which are used in manufacturing products for RF, power switching, gemstone, and other applications. Its Lighting Products segment offers LED and traditional lighting systems for use in settings, such as office and retail space, restaurants and hospitality, schools and universities, manufacturing, healthcare, airports, municipal, residential, street lighting, parking structures, and other applications. This segment sells its products to distributors, retailers, and customers. The company’s Power and RF Products segment provides SiC-based power products, such as Schottky diodes, SiC metal semiconductor field-effect transistors, and SiC power modules that are used in power supplies in computer servers, solar inverters, uninterruptible and industrial power supplies, and other applications; and RF devices, including a range of GaN high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) and monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) for military, telecom, and other commercial applications, as well as provides foundry services for GaN HEMTs and MMICs that allow customers to design their own custom RF circuits. Cree, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Cree, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Mar 1, 2015 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 9; Compensation: 6.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Charles M. Swoboda , 48
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
    Mr. Michael E. McDevitt , 51
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    Dr. Alan J. Ruud , 68
    Vice Chairman of Lighting and Director
    Mr. Tyrone D. Mitchell Jr., 48
    Exec. VP of Lighting
    Mr. Norbert W. G. Hiller , 55
    Exec. VP of Leds
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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