September 20, 2022
CreeLED Names New President
Retirement of Claude Demby makes way for new President
LED components and module maker, CreeLED has undergone a somewhat quiet leadership change. According to SEC filings, effective September 2, 2022 Claude Demby has retired as Senior Vice President and President of the LED Solutions business CreeLED – a division of SMART Global Holdings (SGH). Demby will provide consulting services to the company through April 2023. Demby’s equity awards that remain unvested will continue to vest and he will also receive his 2022 bonus under the company’s bonus program.
SGH has appointed Joe Clark, Vice President of Global Operations of CreeLED, as President of its LED Solutions business to replace Demby. Clark joined SGH in 2021 in connection with the closing of the acquisition of CreeLED from Cree, Inc. Clark had previously served in a variety of leadership positions at Cree, Inc., which he joined 1998.
Clark reports directly to SGH President and CEO, Mark Adams.