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Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY)

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Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

198 Champion Court
San Jose, CA 95134
United States
408-943-2600
http://www.cypress.com

SectorTechnology
IndustrySemiconductor - Broad Line
Full Time Employees6,546

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Hassane El-KhouryPres, CEO & Director614.87kN/A37
Mr. Thad TrentExec. VP of Fin. & Admin. and CFO443.93k120.41k49
Mr. Dana C. NazarianExec. VP of Operations & Technology359.1k193.9k50
Mr. Joseph T. RauschmayerExec. VP of Manufacturing440.42kN/A58
Mr. J. Augusto de OliveiraExec. VP & CTON/AN/A52
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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.

Description

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells embedded system solutions worldwide. It operates in two segments, Microcontroller and Connectivity Division and Memory Products Division. The Microcontroller and Connectivity Division provides microcontroller (MCU), analog, and wireless and wired connectivity solutions, including Traveo automotive MCUs; programmable system-on-chip MCUs; ARM Cortex-M4, -M3, and -M0+ MCUs; R4 CPUs; analog power management integrated circuits and energy harvesting solutions; CapSense capacitive-sensing controllers; TrueTouch touchscreen and fingerprint reader products; USB controllers comprising solutions for the USB-C and USB power delivery standards; and Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Bluetooth low energy and ZigBee radios, and WICED development platforms for the Internet of things (IoT). This segment also offers wireless IoT connectivity solutions. The Memory Products Division provides NOR and NAND flash memories, static random access memory (SRAM) products, HyperRAm, synchronous and asynchronous SRAMs, nvSRAMs, F-RAM ferroelectric memory devices, and specialty memories and clocks. The company serves various markets, including automotive, industrial, consumer, computation, white goods, communications, handsets, PC peripherals, mobile devices, networking, telecommunications, video, data communications, and medical markets. It sells its semiconductor products through distributors and manufacturing representative firms, as well as through sales force to direct original equipment manufacturers and their suppliers. The company has a strategic foundry partnership with HuaHong Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation and United Microelectronics Corporation. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Corporate Governance

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2017 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.