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Spansion Names Scot Griffin as General Counsel | Cypress Semiconductor

Spansion Names Scot Griffin as General Counsel

Last Updated: March 25, 2011

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 25, 2011 --

Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a leading provider of NOR Flash memory, today announced the appointment of Scot Griffin as senior vice president, general counsel. Griffin, who reports to President and CEO John Kispert, is responsible for overseeing all legal activities, including commercial contract negotiation, litigation, corporate governance and securities compliance.


Griffin joins Spansion with a broad range of legal and semiconductor experience, holding senior legal positions with Tessera Technologies and Intel, as well as serving as EVP of Tessera's Microelectronics division.

"Scot's deep experience in the semiconductor business and depth of legal expertise is a strong addition to the Spansion executive team," said John Kispert, president and CEO of Spansion. "I look forward to working with him."

About Spansion

Spansion (NYSE: CODE) is a leading provider of the Flash memory technology at the heart of the world's electronics systems, powering everything from the routers that run the internet to the highly interactive and immersive consumer and automotive electronics that are enriching people's daily lives. Spansion's broad and differentiated Flash memory product portfolio, award-winning MirrorBit charge-trapping technology, and industry leading service and support are enabling customers to achieve greater efficiency and success in their target markets. For more information, visit

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