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Spansion Appoints Gary Wang as President of Spansion Greater China

Last Updated: October 23, 2007

Wang to Lead Strategic Alliances, Government Relations, Business and Market Development in Greater China

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct 23, 2007 -- Spansion Inc. (Nasdaq: SPSN), the world's largest pure-play provider of Flash memory solutions, today announced the appointment of Gary Wang, previously corporate vice president of Asia Pacific Sales and Marketing, to the newly created position of president, Spansion Greater China. Reporting directly to the Office of the CEO, Wang will serve as a liaison with strategic customers, government officials, and alliance partners and ensure Spansion's business strategies are aligned to meet the requirements in China.

"Gary and his team have done an outstanding job in increasing our revenue and share in the region," said Bertrand Cambou, president and CEO of Spansion Inc. "We now look forward to Gary's leadership in expanding our strategic relationships to enable Spansion to capitalize on new market opportunities in the rapidly growing China consumer electronics and wireless markets."

Spansion is one of the leading Flash memory solution providers, working with the top consumer electronics OEMs and wireless handset manufacturers in the Greater China region. Spansion has over 1,300 employees located in China with a final manufacturing facility in Suzhou, design centers in Suzhou and Beijing and sales and marketing offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen.

"I look forward to further collaborating with our customers, partners and the government in the region," said Wang. "China is revving up for an electronics revolution that will drive a new wave of growth in Flash memory and I am confident that our relationships in the region will create new innovations to meet demand."

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