Tim Turk, Cirrus LogicAustin, TX (September 18, 2007)--Cirrus Logic has named Tim Turk as its vice president of worldwide sales. He will be responsible for managing Cirrus Logic's global team of direct sales, representatives and distribution partners, cultivating strong customer relationships and driving revenue growth.
Turk has experience in sales and marketing leadership positions and a track record in developing multiple strategic accounts in markets such as automotive, industrial, computing, networking and aerospace. He served for 20 years in sales and operations with Cypress Semiconductor, including as vice president of strategic accounts from 1997-2004 and later as vice president of worldwide sales and sales operations from 2004-2006. He also served eight years in sales and marketing at Harris Corporation in Melbourne, FL. Turk most recently served as vice president of sales for Avnera Corporation, where he was instrumental in achieving numerous customer design wins and revenue growth for the Portland, OR-based startup company.
"Tim has a great reputation as a tough, hard-driving sales executive for proprietary components like ours," said Jason Rhode, president and chief executive officer, Cirrus Logic. "We're excited to have him on board, and I am confident that he will unify our outstanding individual sales people into a strong, aggressive force that drives results."