Cirrus Logic Named One of Best Employers in America for Third Consecutive Year

  Cirrus Logic Named One of Best Employers in America for Third Consecutive

  Austin-Based Semiconductor Company on Nationally Recognized List by Great
                          Place to Work^® Institute

Business Wire

AUSTIN, Texas -- September 19, 2013

Cirrus Logic, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRUS), an Austin-based semiconductor company, was
named one of 2013’s 50 Best Small and Medium Workplaces in America by the
Great Place to Work^® Institute. Cirrus Logic has been recognized for the past
three years and was ranked No. 11 on this year’s annual list, which will be
published in Fortune^® magazine and distinguishes companies that have
exceptional workplace cultures.

“Being named as one of the top companies to work for in America for the third
straight year is a great honor that reflects the company’s commitment to build
a model corporate culture based on trust, integrity and camaraderie,” said
Jo-Dee Benson, vice president and chief culture officer, Cirrus Logic. “Our
unique corporate culture is a key reason that we’ve been able to attract and
retain great engineers.”

Cirrus Logic was selected to participate in a comprehensive audit, which
includes an in-depth employee survey about the company’s corporate culture,
employee programs and practices. The Great Place to Work Institute then
evaluates each application using its unique and rigorous methodology based on
credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie.

Cirrus Logic fosters a culture of continuous improvement, with regular
employee feedback directly contributing to new programs and services. Noted
for being a family-friendly company emphasizing the work/life balance, Cirrus
Logic also provides its employees with generous personal time off, competitive
salary and bonus programs, personal and professional development training, and
outstanding health and welfare benefit programs.

The company also provides numerous on- and off-site benefits including monthly
“Cirrus Rocks!” concerts featuring local Austin musicians, weekly happy hours,
a company picnic at Schlitterbahn Waterpark, kids holiday events, health and
wellness classes and physical fitness training. In addition, employees share
time together while giving back to the community through volunteer projects
such as Habitat for Humanity and cleaning up the neighboring Shoal Creek.
Employees provide various additional contributions to Health Alliance for
Austin Musicians, KLRU, American Red Cross and the Blood Center of Central
Texas, just to name a few.

“The companies appearing on our Best Small & Medium Workplaces list help us
achieve our mission by presenting others with an example to emulate. These
companies demonstrate that being an excellent employer leads to business
success,” said Robert Levering, CEO and co-founder of Great Place to Work. “A
great workplace, full of great employees, is better equipped to achieve that

Organizations named on the list see many benefits that include better
financial performance, less employee turnover, higher levels of customer
satisfaction and loyalty, more innovative and creative thinking, higher
productivity and enhanced public perception.

Cirrus Logic, Inc.

Cirrus Logic develops high-precision, analog and mixed-signal integrated
circuits for a broad range of innovative customers. Building on its diverse
analog and signal-processing patent portfolio, Cirrus Logic delivers highly
optimized products for a variety of audio- and energy-related applications.
The company operates from headquarters in Austin, Texas, with offices in
Europe, Japan and Asia. More information about Cirrus Logic is available at
the company’s website.

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work^®is a global consulting andmanagement trainingfirm
specializing in workplace excellence and development ofhigh-trust
organizational cultures. Its proprietary research tool, the Trust
Index^©Employee Surveyis taken by over 10 million employees in 45 countries
annually. Leading companies worldwide apply its Model^®to increase the levels
of trust across their organizations and drive business results. Annually,
Great Place to Work^®produces the annualFORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work
For^®list and the Great Place to Work^®Best Small and Medium Workplaces
list. Follow Great Place to Work^®online atwww.greatplacetowork.comand on
Twitter at @GPTW_US.

Cirrus Logic and Cirrus are trademarks of Cirrus Logic, Inc. All other product
names noted herein may be trademarks of their respective holders.


Cirrus Logic, Inc.
Bill Schnell, 512-851-4084
Public Relations Manager