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    Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY)

    13.23 Down 0.36(2.65%) Apr 17, 4:00PM EDT
    |After Hours : 13.47 Up 0.24 (1.81%) Apr 17, 6:21PM EDT
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    Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
    198 Champion Court
    San Jose, CA 95134
    United States - Map
    Phone: 408-943-2600
    Website: http://www.cypress.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Semiconductor - Broad Line
    Full Time Employees:3,350

    Business Summary 

    Cypress Semiconductor Corporation provides mixed-signal programmable solutions, specialized semiconductor memories, and integrated semiconductor solutions worldwide. The company’s Memory Products division designs and manufactures static random access memory (SRAM) products and nonvolatile RAMs used to store and retrieve data in networking, wireless infrastructure and handsets, computation, consumer, automotive, industrial, and other electronic systems; and general-purpose programmable clocks. Its Data Communications division focuses on universal serial bus (USB) controllers, Bluetooth low energy and wirelessUSB solutions, and module based solutions for trackpads and other user interface applications used in PC and peripheral, industrial automation imaging, security camera, and consumer devices, such as mobile handsets and set-top boxes. The company’s Programmable Solutions division designs and develops programmable product offerings, including Programmable System-on-Chip (PSoC) devices used in various industrial applications, mass storage, household appliances, laptop computers, and toys; CapSense devices are used in applications that employ buttons or sliders, such as handsets and various other consumer, industrial, and automotive applications; TrueTouch touch-sensing/touch screen products used in mobile phones, tablets, e-readers, wearables, GPS, automobiles, digital cameras, and other mobile systems; and automotive products. Its Emerging Technology division provides wafer level chip scale packaging solutions and foundry services, as well as other development stage activities. The company sells its semiconductor products through distributors, manufacturing representative firms, and its sales force to original equipment manufacturers and manufacturers. It has a strategic foundry partnership with HuaHong Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation and United Microelectronics Corporation. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Cypress Semiconductor Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Apr 1, 2015 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 9.
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    Key Executives 
    Dr. T. J. Rodgers Ph.D., 67
    Co-Founder, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director, Director of Cypress Envirosystems, Director of Agiga Tech and Director of Bloom Energy
    Mr. Thad Trent , 47
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP of Fin. & Admin.
    Mr. Paul D. Keswick , 57
    Exec. VP of Marketing, IT, Legal and HR
    Mr. Dana C. Nazarian , 48
    Exec. VP of Memory Products Division
    Mr. J. Augusto De Oliveira , 50
    Chief Technical Officer and Exec. VP
    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.
    Currency in USD.
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