SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lumileds announced the appointment of Cheree McAlpine as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, effective January 29. McAlpine is a Silicon Valley veteran and joins Lumileds from Avnet Inc., the global leader of electronic components and services where she served as Vice President and General Counsel.
"We are excited to have Cheree join our team. She brings extensive legal and business expertise which will be extremely valuable to Lumileds," said Mark Adams, CEO of Lumileds.
Prior to joining Lumileds from Avnet, McAlpine served as Vice President and General Counsel of Wyse, which was acquired by Dell in 2012. She was also a senior legal leader at Sun Microsystems. Her areas of expertise include advising company's executive leaders on strategic and corporate governance matters, as well as providing counsel and management of M&A activities, intellectual property transactions and operations. McAlpine holds a Law Degree from the Suffolk University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alabama.
“Lumileds is a recognized leader in lighting and I am thrilled to be joining the team as we position ourselves for future growth,” added McAlpine.
For automotive, mobile, IoT and illumination companies who require innovative lighting solutions, Lumileds is a global leader employing more than 9,000 team members operating in over 30 countries. Lumileds partners with its customers to push the boundaries of light.
To learn more about our portfolio of lighting solutions, visit lumileds.com.