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Cypress Names Asia Exec

Paul Chu will be vice president for sales and operations in Asia.

Cypress Semiconductor


announced the appointment of Paul Chu as vice president of Asia Sales and Operations.

The company said that Cypress's business in Asia has grown significantly over the last several years, and accounted for 45% of revenue in 2005, boosted by sales of USB controllers, memories and clocks to consumer, computation and communications customers. The company said the Hong Kong native brings more than 25 years of semiconductor sales, marketing and engineering experience to Cypress.

The company also said that Chu's responsibilities will include growing the company's Asia business and expanding its regional presence to support local customers and thereby boost its Asia Sales.

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