DURHAM, N.C. — John Kurtzweil, chief financial officer of Cirrus Logic, is the new CFO for silicon chip and light-emitting diode manufacturer Cree.

Kurtzweil will assume his Cree responsibilities on Sept. 29. He has more than 25 years in corporate financial management.

Cirrus Logic, a provider of analog, mixed-signal and digital processing solutions, is based in Austin, TX. Kurtzweil has been CFO at the company since 2004.

Kurtzweil is a graduate of Arizona State University with a degree in accounting. He earned an MBA at the University of St. Thomas.

Cree: www.cree.com