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Management

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Hassane El-Khoury is president, chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors at Cypress. He was previously executive vice president of Cypress’s Programmable Systems Division, managing the company’s standard and programmable microcontroller (MCU) portfolio, including its Platform PSoC family of devices, and its automotive business.

Prior to that, El-Khoury ran Cypress's automotive business unit, architecting its human-machine interface strategy—which is focused on the automotive touch business—and spearheading its effort to target the growing infotainment, instrumentation cluster and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) segments. Under El-Khoury, the automotive business unit significantly expanded its revenue, market share and technology leadership.

Prior to joining Cypress, El-Khoury served in various engineering roles with subsystem supplier Continental Automotive Systems, where he spent time based in the U.S., Germany and Japan. He has a deep understanding of customer and design requirements in the automotive and industrial markets, as well as a systems-level understanding of how chips work together to form integrated customer solutions.

El-Khoury holds a bachelor's of science degree in electrical engineering (BSEE) from Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Mich., and a master's degree in engineering management from Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Mich.

 

Recent Stock Transactions by Hassane El-Khoury
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
May 11, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 9,690 13.48
May 10, 2017 Option Execute 18,404 n/a
Mar 1, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 45,775 13.31
Feb 28, 2017 Option Execute 87,770 n/a
Feb 13, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 6,876 12.44
Feb 10, 2017 Option Execute 18,404 n/a
Feb 1, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 8,470 11.76
Jan 31, 2017 Option Execute 21,494 n/a
Jan 30, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 11,805 11.90
Jan 27, 2017 Option Execute 30,000 n/a
Jan 10, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 357 11.45
Jan 9, 2017 Option Execute 807 n/a
Jan 3, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 10,340 11.55
Dec 31, 2016 Option Execute 20,000 n/a
Nov 15, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 249 10.71
Nov 14, 2016 Option Execute 467 n/a
Nov 10, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 9,745 10.45
Nov 10, 2016 Option Execute 18,404 n/a
Mar 17, 2016 Sell 30,000 n/a
Feb 18, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 108,000 n/a
Feb 3, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 15,689 7.35
Feb 3, 2016 Option Execute 40,000 n/a
Jan 11, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 354 8.50
Jan 9, 2016 Option Execute 807 n/a
Nov 16, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 244 10.04
Nov 14, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 467 n/a
Nov 2, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 349 10.54
Oct 31, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 667 n/a
Jun 16, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,634 12.71
Jun 15, 2015 Option Execute 3,108 n/a
Jan 22, 2015 Sell 27,054 14.35
Jan 21, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 41,416 14.16
Jan 21, 2015 Option Execute 30,000 14.16
Jan 9, 2015 Sell 358 14.95
Jan 9, 2015 Option Execute 807 15.04
Jun 30, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,516 8.93
Jun 16, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,635 11.01
Jun 16, 2014 Option Execute 3,108 n/a
Mar 3, 2014 Sell 71,187 9.78
Feb 28, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 162,000 n/a
Jan 9, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 355 10.14
Jan 9, 2014 Option Execute 807 n/a
Nov 19, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 183 9.12
Nov 19, 2013 Option Execute 467 n/a
Oct 31, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 254 9.22
Oct 31, 2013 Option Execute 666 9.28
Oct 31, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 254 9.22
Oct 31, 2013 Option Execute 666 9.28
Jul 1, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,282 9.21
Jun 14, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,142 10.97
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Michael Balow is the executive vice president of sales and applications at Cypress. Prior to his current role, he was the vice president of worldwide sales and distribution at Spansion, where he was instrumental in growing sales in Japan, Southeast Asia, Korea, China and Taiwan, and establishing a new APAC distribution channel strategy.

Balow has more than 25 years of global semiconductor and defense industry experience in sales and engineering leadership roles. Prior to his most recent position at Spansion, he was vice president of sales for North America and Southeast Asia for Integrated Device Technologies (IDT), where he was responsible for driving revenue, design-ins, distribution channel strategy and execution, manufacturer rep management, and go-to market and strategic marketing plans. Prior to IDT, Balow was the area sales manager for Freescale Semiconductor and an engineering manager at Lockheed Martin.

Balow holds a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

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Sabbas Daniel was appointed executive vice president of quality at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation in January, 2006. Mr. Daniel is responsible for driving Cypress towards developing and implementing processes with zero defects in the design and technology, R&D, wafer fabrication, assembly, and testing operations. Mr. Daniel joined Cypress in 1998 as director of failure analysis in support of R&D, manufacturing, and customers, and later promoted to be responsible for Cypress's reliability and field quality organizations.  Before joining Cypress, he worked at Samsung Semiconductor in Korea as director of reliability in the system LSI, memory, LCD, and alpha microprocessor operations.  Mr. Daniel holds B.S. degrees in Physics and Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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J. Augusto de Oliveira is executive vice president and chief technical officer for Cypress. He is responsible for platform architectures, intellectual property and patents, internal startups and longer-term strategic planning.

Oliveira joined Cypress in 2007 as senior vice president and CTO of Cypress’s Memory and Data Communications divisions. In late 2008, his role was expanded to include all divisions. Oliveira has worked on the definition of technical strategies and products such as Cypress’s EZ-USB® FX3™ USB 3.0 controllers, TrueTouch® controllers, next-generation Quad Data Rate™ and PSoC® products.

Oliveira has more than 25 years of experience in R&D management and technology strategy for very-large-scale systems-on-chip, including both chip design and software development. He has held technical and management positions with Philips in The Netherlands and the United States, including manager of the Philips MIPS Technology Center and CTO and systems development manager for the Handheld Computing Group that created the SoC and companion IC for the first generation of Microsoft handheld PCs. From 1999 to 2005, Oliveira was chief architect and innovation manager for the consumer business of Philips Semiconductors, and led the architecture definition and technical strategy for the Nexperia digital video platform.

Oliveira received his Master's degree from the Philips International Institute, Eindhoven, The Netherlands in 1990 and a bachelor's degree in 1985 from the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil - all in electrical engineering.

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Sam Geha was named senior vice president of the Memory Product Division at Cypress in September 2016. He also serves as a board member of Enovix, a Silicon-based Lithium Ion battery start-up co-funded by Cypress. Geha previously served as the senior vice president of the Intellectual Property (IP) Business Unit, where he oversaw licensing Cypress’s various embedded nonvolatile memory technologies (SONOS and eCT) to foundries, including TSMC, UMC, HLMC and HH-Grace, as well as licensing Cypress’s 3D NAND technology to XMC. Under Geha, the IP Business unit significantly expanded its revenue, market share and technology leadership. Prior to that, he was the vice president of the Technology R&D organization. He also founded and wrote the business plan for Deca Technologies, a Wafer-Level Chip-Scale Packaging start-up, funded by Cypress and SunPower.

Geha joined Cypress in 1995 and has served as the senior director of technology development for SONOS and the director of technology development for MRAM and SRAM technologies. He has a deep understanding of how chips are developed, designed and qualified.

Prior to joining Cypress, Geha worked in various technology development functions at Motorola and National Semiconductor.

He holds a bachelor’s of science degree in electrical engineering (BSEE), a master’s of science in electrical engineering (MSEE) and a philosophical doctorate in electrical engineering (PhD) from the University of Arizona.

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Sudhir Gopalswamy was promoted to senior vice president of the Programmable Systems Division (PSD) at Cypress in September 2016. In this role he is responsible for all aspects of the business. Gopalswamy joined Cypress in 2008 and has managed a variety of business units (BU), including the Timing Solutions BU, the Synchronous SRAM BU and most recently the MCU BU.

Prior to joining Cypress, he worked at Conexant, where he was responsible for the cable set-top box product line. Before Conexant, Gopalswamy spent nine years at Intel Corporation, during which he held management and leadership roles of increasing responsibility, spanning the computing, communications/networking and consumer electronics segments.

He holds a BSEE in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from Duke University.

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Paul Keswick has served as a member of Cypress's executive team since 1991. He is currently the executive vice president of marketing. He presently manages a 200-person team across the US, Europe, China and India. His previous responsibilities included managing worldwide design, technology, product & test engineering, IT, HR and legal. His key contributions include defining and deploying new product development business processes, managing global design systems, deploying and managing IT systems, and ensuring that Cypress stays on the leading edge of performance on new product delivery. He has held various technical, managerial, and executive positions at AMD and Cypress Semiconductor. He has been with Cypress 27 years and holds 12 U.S. Patents. He holds a BSEE from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from Santa Clara University.

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Dana Nazarian was named executive vice president of Operations & Technology in August 2016. He was the executive vice president for the Memory and Imaging Division during 2009-2016.
 
Nazarian is a career Cypress employee. He joined Cypress in 1988 as a product engineer and was later promoted to fab process engineering manager, responsible for half of Cypress’s Fab2 facility in Round Rock, Texas. In 1994, Nazarian became yield manager for Fab 2—a position he held for three years.
 
From 1997-2001, Nazarian was director of yield and technology transfer for Cypress until shifting roles to direct product engineering for the Micropower SRAM Business Unit in 2001. In 2005, he was named senior director of the Synchronous SRAM Business Unit, and was later promoted to vice president in 2008.
 
Nazarian graduated from Renesselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1988 with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.

Recent Stock Transactions by Dana Nazarian
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
Mar 1, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 45,838 13.29
Feb 28, 2017 Option Execute 87,770 n/a
Feb 1, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,274 11.76
Jan 31, 2017 Option Execute 7,586 n/a
Jan 30, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 12,117 11.72
Jan 27, 2017 Option Execute 30,000 n/a
Jan 3, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 10,340 11.57
Dec 31, 2016 Option Execute 20,000 n/a
Aug 12, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 10,713 n/a
Aug 12, 2016 Option Execute 31,177 3.99 - 4.91
Feb 18, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 108,000 n/a
Feb 3, 2016 Option Execute 40,000 n/a
Jan 22, 2015 Sell 27,028 14.35
Jan 21, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 41,416 14.16
Jan 21, 2015 Option Execute 30,000 14.16
Jun 30, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,568 8.93
Mar 3, 2014 Sell 65,359 9.78
Feb 28, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 151,200 n/a
Jul 1, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,665 9.21
Dec 31, 2012 Disposition (Non Open Market) 34,016 10.50
Dec 31, 2012 Option Execute 72,869 n/a
Jul 2, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,476 11.36
Feb 24, 2012 Disposition (Non Open Market) 92,320 17.87
Feb 24, 2012 Option Execute 208,923 n/a
Jun 30, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,490 8.53
May 18, 2011 Sell 84,140 22.10
May 12, 2011 Sell 1,299 22.10
May 11, 2011 Sell 69,914 21.80
Feb 24, 2011 Disposition (Non Open Market) 126,680 21.27
Feb 24, 2011 Option Execute 280,865 n/a
Dec 31, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 47 8.53
Dec 7, 2010 Sell 3,805 17.81
Sep 13, 2010 Sell 267,255 11.85
Sep 13, 2010 Option Execute 130,953 3.53 - 4.91
Jun 30, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 5,486 3.80
Mar 1, 2010 Disposition (Non Open Market) 23,410 11.96
Mar 1, 2010 Option Execute 63,823 n/a
Dec 31, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 3,837 3.80
Aug 10, 2009 Option Execute 76,686 n/a
Jul 20, 2009 Sell 53,878 10.35 - 10.36
Jul 20, 2009 Option Execute 32,686 1.79 - 4.76
Jun 30, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,743 3.80
May 5, 2009 Sell 145,398 8.17
May 5, 2009 Option Execute 145,398 1.56 - 4.76
Mar 12, 2009 Option Execute 9,954 n/a
Feb 5, 2009 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a
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Joe Rauschmayer is the executive vice president of manufacturing for Cypress. He brings more than 32 years of expertise to the position. He was previously senior vice president of Spansion’s wafer fabrication operations and its corporate quality and product engineering functions, charged with leading the company’s internal and external wafer fabrication operations, bringing new products to market, managing product cost controls and ensuring product quality and reliability.

Prior to his last role at Spansion, he served as the company’s corporate vice president of engineering in the Wireless Solutions Division, responsible for product engineering, product development, test engineering and corporate test technology. Previously, he led the engineering team in the Consumer, Set-Top Box & Industrial Division, where he oversaw product engineering, product development, test engineering and system engineering. Prior to Spansion, Rauschmayer spent 14 years at AMD as part of the nonvolatile memory team, starting out in product engineering and holding roles as product line director and vice president of product line engineering for the Memory Group. At the Memory Group, he developed a systematic approach to yield enhancement that has been transferred to many of Spansion’s processes. Rauschmayer led efforts that drove AMD into the automotive flash marketplace, acting as the executive sponsor for the implementation phase of QS9000, the American Auto Industry Quality System Standard, which is now known as TS16949.

Rauschmayer has also served as senior vice president of operations and corporate officer of Sipex, an analog semiconductor company.

Rauschmayer holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Wilkes College and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Ohio University.

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Carmine Renzulli is the executive vice president of Human Resources for Cypress. Prior to Cypress and Spansion, he held senior roles managing HR, Facilities, IT, Legal, Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) and Security operations.

Renzulli has more than 25 years of executive leadership experience with a successful track record of leading global business and Human Resource operations for publicly and privately held, multibillion-dollar international corporations in the Information Technology, Consulting and Manufacturing sectors. His extensive background in global, large-scale business transformation, strategic planning, process improvement, organizational restructuring, global employee relations, international labor relations and compensation are instrumental in his role.

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Pamela Tondreau was named Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at Cypress in September 2016. She joined Cypress in 2014, serving as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.

Prior to joining Cypress, Tondreau spent 13 years at Hewlett-Packard Company in various roles, including Chief Intellectual Property Counsel and Deputy General Counsel to the CTO, HP Labs, HP Networking, IP Licensing, Strategic Initiatives and Global Alliances. In addition, she supported the Chief Marketing Officer, the Chief Information Officer and the EVP of Personal Systems, as well as serving as Corporate Secretary to the Technology Committee of the Board of Directors. Prior to Hewlett-Packard, Tondreau was an associate at Thelen, Marrin, Johnson & Bridges, serving as both a litigation and corporate attorney.

Tondreau holds a bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley and a JD from McGeorge School of Law.

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Thad Trent has been executive vice president and chief financial officer at Cypress since June 2014. Trent oversaw Cypress’s merger with Spansion, which was finalized in March 2015, establishing the company as an embedded systems leader. He has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry leading spinoffs, acquisitions, divestitures and capital market transactions. Previously he held finance leadership roles at publicly traded companies Wind River Systems and Wyle Electronics, as well as two technology startups. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance at San Diego State University. Trent joined Cypress in 2005 and had been vice president of finance since 2010. Prior to serving as CFO, he led the strategic planning functions for Cypress’s business units and worldwide operations and he managed the financial reporting, accounting, and planning and analysis functions. Trent is a director on the boards of Cypress subsidiaries AgigA Tech and Deca Technologies.

Recent Stock Transactions by Thad Trent
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
May 10, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 694 13.49
May 9, 2017 Option Execute 1,333 n/a
Mar 1, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 43,349 13.30
Feb 28, 2017 Option Execute 83,070 n/a
Feb 1, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 4,020 11.74
Jan 31, 2017 Option Execute 9,484 n/a
Jan 30, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 12,006 11.76 - 11.81
Jan 27, 2017 Option Execute 30,000 n/a
Jan 3, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 10,340 11.55
Dec 31, 2016 Option Execute 20,000 n/a
Nov 22, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 552 11.03
Nov 19, 2016 Option Execute 1,067 n/a
Nov 15, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 918 10.71
Nov 14, 2016 Option Execute 1,734 n/a
Oct 10, 2016 Automatic Sell 11,390 11.83
Oct 10, 2016 Option Execute 15,450 3.99
Jun 1, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 10,508 10.86
Jun 1, 2016 Option Execute 20,000 n/a
May 9, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 706 9.47
May 9, 2016 Option Execute 1,333 n/a
Feb 18, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 108,000 n/a
Feb 3, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 12,644 7.35
Feb 3, 2016 Option Execute 32,000 n/a
Nov 19, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,066 n/a
Nov 19, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 401 9.88
Nov 16, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 652 10.04
Nov 14, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,733 n/a
Nov 2, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 852 10.54
Oct 31, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 2,267 n/a
May 12, 2015 Sell 509 12.62
May 11, 2015 Option Execute 1,333 n/a
Jan 22, 2015 Sell 3,461 14.35
Jan 22, 2015 Sell 5,691 14.35
Jan 21, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 8,283 14.16
Jan 21, 2015 Option Execute 6,000 14.16
Jan 20, 2015 Option Execute 8,000 14.01
Jun 30, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,739 8.93
May 9, 2014 Statement of Ownership 0 n/a

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