Cree Appoints Harvey Wagner to Board of Directors

February 17, 2004 by Jeff Shepard

Cree Inc. (Durham, NC) announced the addition of Harvey Wagner as a member of its Board of Directors, effective February 2, 2004. Wagner has also been appointed to the Compensation Committee and the Audit Committee, on which he will serve as an audit committee financial expert. Dolph von Arx will continue to serve as Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Chairman Neal Hunter stated, "It is our pleasure to welcome Harvey Wagner to our Board of Directors. With his impressive financial background as well as his general business experience, we look forward to the contributions he will make to Cree’s future growth and success."