SEC Form 4
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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||Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue.
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
|C/O CREE, INC.|
|4600 SILICON DRIVE|
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
[ CREE ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
||Officer (give title below)
||Other (specify below)
CHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT AND CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
||Form filed by One Reporting Person
||Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
|Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned|
|1. Title of Security (Instr.
||2. Transaction Date
||2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any
||3. Transaction Code (Instr.
||4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr.
3, 4 and 5)
Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr.
3 and 4)
||6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
||7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
||(A) or (D)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned|
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
|1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr.
||2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security
||3. Transaction Date
||3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any
||4. Transaction Code (Instr.
Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr.
3, 4 and 5)
||6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
||7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr.
3 and 4)
||8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr.
Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr.
||10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
||11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
||Amount or Number of Shares
|Explanation of Responses:|
||/S/ Charles M. Swoboda
||** Signature of Reporting Person
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|* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person,
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18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).|
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POWER OF ATTORNEY
I, the person whose signature appears below, hereby appoint
Bradley D. Kohn, Secretary of Cree, Inc. (the "Company"), Diana S.
Allen, Assistant Secretary of the Company and Tamara Cappelson,
Stock Plan Manager of the Company, and each of them
individually, as my attorneys-in-fact with the power and authority:
- to execute and file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission on my behalf, pursuant to Section 16(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder:
(1) Statements of Changes in Beneficial Ownership on Form 4;
and (2) Annual Statements of Changes in Beneficial Ownership
on Form 5; and any amendments thereto, with respect to my
service as a director and/or officer of the Company and my
holdings of and transactions in Company securities of which I
may be deemed the beneficial owner;
- to do and perform on my behalf any and all other acts necessary
or desirable to complete, execute and timely file such Forms 4
and 5 and any amendments thereto with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission and, if necessary, any stock exchange or
similar authority, including but not limited to the power to
designate any person then serving as a director or officer of
the Company to be an additional or substitute
under this Power of Attorney with the same power and authority
as if such person were named herein, and to take any other action
in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such
attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of
or legally required by me, it being understood that the
documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on my behalf
pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and
shall contain such terms and conditions as the attorney-in-fact
may approve in his or her discretion.
The authority granted under this Power of Attorney shall continue
in effect for each attorney-in-fact named above until I am no longer
required to file reports with respect to my holdings of and
transactions in Company securities or unless earlier revoked in a
writing signed by me and delivered to such attorney-in-fact. I
acknowledge that neither the attorneys-in-fact nor the Company is
assuming any of my responsibilities to comply with Section 16(a)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have signed this Power of Attorney on the
date shown below.
/s/ Charles M. Swoboda
Charles M. Swoboda
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