Cypress Names J. Daniel McCranie Executive Vice President of Sales and Applications

  Cypress Names J. Daniel McCranie Executive Vice President of Sales and

Business Wire

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- January 23, 2014

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) announced that it has namedboard
member J. Daniel McCranieas Executive Vice President of Sales and
Applications. Previously, McCranie served as Cypress's Executive Vice
President of Sales and Marketing from 1993-2001.

Prior to his initial tenure with Cypress, McCranie was the Chairman, President
and CEO of SEEQ Technology, and has held positions of increasing
responsibility in management, engineering, and sales and marketing at Harris
Corp., Advanced Micro Devices, American Microsystems Ltd. and Philips Corp.
McCranie currently serves as chairman of the board of ON Semiconductor Corp.
and Freescale Semiconductor. He is also a member of the board of Mentor
Graphics Inc.

David Loftus, Executive Vice President of Sales and Applications, has resigned
from Cypress for personal reasons, effective today. Cypress would like to
thank David for his contributions and wish him success in the future.

About Cypress

Cypress delivers high-performance, mixed-signal, programmable solutions that
provide customers with rapid time-to-market and exceptional system value.
Cypress offerings include the flagship PSoC® 1, PSoC 3, PSoC 4 and PSoC 5LP
programmable system-on-chip families. Cypress is the world leader in
capacitive user interface solutions including CapSense® touch sensing,
TrueTouch® touchscreens, and trackpad solutions for notebook PCs and
peripherals. Cypress is a world leader in USB controllers, which enhance
connectivity and performance in a wide range of consumer and industrial
products. Cypress is also the world leader in SRAM and nonvolatile RAM
memories. Cypress serves numerous major markets, including consumer, mobile
handsets, computation, data communications, automotive, industrial and
military. Cypress trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker
symbol CY. Visit Cypress online at

Cypress, the Cypress logo, TrueTouch, PSoC and CapSense are registered
trademarks of Cypress Semiconductor Corp. All other trademarks are property of
their owners.


Cypress Semiconductor Corp.
Brad W. Buss, 408-943-2754
EVP Finance & Administration and CFO
Joseph L. McCarthy, 408-943-2902
Director, Corporate Communications
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