Spansion Appoints Jay Legenhausen as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Aug 22, 2011, 08:00 ET from Spansion Inc.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a leading provider of NOR Flash memory, today announced the appointment of Jay Legenhausen to senior vice president of worldwide sales. Legenhausen reports to CEO John Kispert.  


"Jay will play a pivotal role in maximizing our growth opportunities with a focus on accelerating Spansion's leadership in NOR and NAND Flash memory," said John Kispert, president and CEO of Spansion.  "He has a track record of increasing revenue and growth for companies and we look forward to his contributions."

Legenhausen has over 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry and will oversee distribution, direct sales to OEMS and the field application engineering organization.  Most recently, he managed worldwide sales for Actel/Microsemi, where he achieved rapid design win and revenue growth for new products.  Prior to Actel, he spent 17 years working at Cypress Semiconductor in various sales and marketing positions.  

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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