ON Semiconductor chairman J. Daniel McCranie to retire
Mr. McCranie has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of ON Semiconductor Corporation since August 2002 and as a Director since November 2001.
In January 2014, Mr. McCranie joined Cypress Semiconductor as its Executive Vice President, Marketing and Sales, a position he previously held with Cypress Semiconductor at the time of his retirement in 2001.
Mr. McCranie also served as Executive Chairman of Virage Logic Corporation from October 2008 until it was purchased by Synopsys, Inc. in September 2010.
Mr. McCranie served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Virage Logic from January 2007 to October 2008, Executive Chairman of Virage Logic from March 2006 to January 2007, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Virage Logic from August 2003 to March 2006.
He worked for Cypress Semiconductor from 1993 until 2001, where he was employed in various positions, most recently Executive Vice President, Marketing and Sales.
From 1986 to 1993, he was President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of SEEQ Technology, Inc., a manufacturer of semiconductor devices.
Mr. McCranie currently serves on the board of directors of Mentor Graphics.
Within the last five years, he served on the boards of directors of Freescale, Cypress Semiconductor, Virage Logic and Actel Corporation, a designer and provider of field programmable gate arrays and programmable system chips. ■