NEW YORK, June 20 (Reuters) - Cypress Semiconductor shareholders voted two directors nominated by the company’s ex-CEO onto the company’s board on Tuesday, according to people familiar with the matter.
T.J. Rodgers, the company’s founder and former CEO, has waged a battle against Cypress Semiconductor, upset at the actions of the board. Rodgers is the company’s largest individual shareholder.
Rodgers’ board nominees - Camillo Martino and Daniel McCranie - won election to the board, the people familiar with the matter said, citing preliminary voting results.
Reporting by Michael Flaherty; editing by Grant McCool