SAN JOSE, Calif., 2010 年 5 月 17 日 – Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: CY) today announced that it has expanded its board of directors to eight members with the appointment of J.D. Sherman to its board. Sherman is the chief financial officer at Akamai Technologies, a leading web networking infrastructure company.
Sherman, 45, brings extensive financial management expertise to Cypress’s board. Prior to Akamai, he served as the chief financial executive of IBM's $21 billion Systems and Technology Group. During his 15-year career at IBM, he held a number of senior executive positions in finance, including vice president of finance and planning for the company’s zSeries Server Division. Before IBM, Sherman served as CFO for CommQuest, a wholly owned IBM subsidiary in the wireless semiconductor design industry. Sherman holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Emory University.
“J.D. Sherman brings a strong financial management perspective to Cypress’s board coupled with extensive systems, software and semiconductor knowledge that will strengthen our long-term operational and financial strategy,” said T.J. Rodgers, president and CEO of Cypress.
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