Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Amendment No.
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For holders as of:
August 27, 2018
Date: October 22, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM EDT
CREE LIGHTING EXPERIENCE CENTER
4408 SILICON DRIVE
DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA 27703
You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the above named company.
4600 SILICON DRIVE
DURHAM, NC 27703
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The Board of Directors recommends that you vote
FOR the following:
ELECTION OF DIRECTORS
01) John C. Hodge
05) Gregg A. Lowe
02) Clyde R. Hosein
06) John B. Replogle
03) Darren R. Jackson
07) Thomas H. Werner
04) Duy-Loan T. Le
08) Anne C. Whitaker
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals.
RATIFICATION OF THE APPOINTMENT OF PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS LLP AS INDEPENDENT AUDITORS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2019.
ADVISORY (NONBINDING) VOTE TO APPROVE EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION.
NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.