Cirrus Logic Names John Forsyth as President; Jason Rhode to Continue as Chief Executive Officer

Cirrus Logic Names John Forsyth as President; Jason Rhode to Continue as Chief Executive Officer

AUSTIN, Texas - Jan. 29, 2020 - Cirrus Logic, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRUS) today announced that it has named John Forsyth, 46, as president of Cirrus Logic. Forsyth most recently served as chief strategy officer, responsible for driving Cirrus Logic’s product strategy for low-power, high-precision mixed-signal processing solutions. As president, Forsyth will assume a broader role in day-to-day business operations, while leading the company’s product development teams and continuing to drive product line strategies. As chief executive officer, Jason Rhode will focus on the long-term growth and direction of the company.

“John has been an extremely valuable addition to Cirrus Logic since joining us through the acquisition of Wolfson Microelectronics in 2014,” Rhode said. “In his role as chief strategy officer, John demonstrated tremendous leadership skills and drove a number of new initiatives that we believe will fuel growth opportunities in the years to come. I’m excited to work with John in his expanded role as president.”

Forsyth began his career working in handheld device development for Psion in London and has more than 20 years’ experience in embedded technology. Prior to joining Wolfson in 2012, Forsyth had led product development and strategy in several technology companies, including serving as chief technical officer of the Symbian Foundation and as vice president of strategy at Symbian Software.

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