Cree, a semiconductor company, announced the appointment of Gregg Lowe as president and chief executive officer and to the board of directors.
Cree appoints Gregg Lowe as CEOStaff Writer | Durham, N.C., USA | Tuesday September 26, 2017 7:57AM ET
READ MOREMr. Lowe joins Cree with extensive leadership and deep industry experience.
From 2012 through 2015, he served as president and CEO of Freescale Semiconductors.
Prior to that, he had a long career spanning 28 years at Texas Instruments, most recently serving as senior vice president and leader of the analog business.
In addition to his experience with semiconductor companies, Mr. Lowe also holds numerous board positions including Silicon Labs in Austin, Texas; Baylor Healthcare System in Dallas, Texas.
Mr. Lowe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and has completed the executive program at Stanford University.
He is the recipient of the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Career Achievement Award honoring both his accomplishments in the semiconductor industry as well as his community service.
Additionally, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from the Institute in 2014. ■