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Cree, Inc. (Durham, NC): Chuck Swoboda, chairman, president and CEO will step down from his executive positions and his seat on the company’s board of directors following a transition period. He intends to stay on until a successor is appointed, and thereafter will remain available as a consultant to the company to ensure a seamless transition of leadership responsibilities.

Swoboda joined Cree in 1993 and has held numerous executive positions. He has

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