Cirrus Logic Named Top 10 Employer in America

Austin-Based Semiconductor Company on Nationally Recognized List by Great Place to Work® Institute for Fifth Consecutive Year

AUSTIN, Texas - Oct. 21, 2015 - Cirrus Logic, Inc (Nasdaq:CRUS), an Austin -based semiconductor company, was named one of the top 10 employers in the United States on the 2015 annual Best Small and Medium Workplaces list by the Great Place to Work® Institute. Cirrus Logic has been recognized for the past five years and was ranked No. 8 on this year’s annual list, which was published today in FORTUNE® and distinguishes companies that have exceptional workplace cultures.

“Cirrus Logic’s unique corporate culture plays a key role in motivating, inspiring, rewarding and retaining our world-class engineers, as well as attracting innovative people who strengthen our workforce,” said Jo-Dee Benson, vice president and chief culture officer, Cirrus Logic. “Cirrus Logic continues to build strong core values based on integrity, innovation, continuous improvement and job satisfaction, and we are honored to be recognized as one of the top 10 companies to work for in America.”

Cirrus Logic participated in a rigorous selection process, which included an employee survey and an in-depth questionnaire about benefits programs and company practices. Great Place to Work evaluates each application using its unique methodology based on five dimensions of a great workplace: credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie.

In compiling the list, Great Place to Work has found that employees believe they work for great organizations when they consistently trust the people they work for, have pride in what they do and enjoy the people they work with.

Cirrus Logic fosters a culture of continuous improvement, with regular employee feedback directly contributing to new programs and services. Noted for being a family-friendly company emphasizing the work/life balance, Cirrus Logic also provides its employees with generous personal time off, competitive salary and bonus programs, personal and professional development training, and outstanding health and welfare benefit programs.

The company also provides numerous on- and off-site benefits including monthly “Cirrus Rocks!” concerts featuring local Austin musicians, weekly happy hours, a company picnic at Schlitterbahn Waterpark, kids holiday events, health and wellness classes and physical fitness training. In addition, employees share time together while giving back to the community through volunteer projects such as Habitat for Humanity and cleaning up the neighboring Shoal Creek. Employees provide various additional contributions to Health Alliance for Austin Musicians, the PBS affiliate KLRU, Austin Trail Foundation, American Red Cross and the Blood Center of Central Texas, just to name a few.

Cirrus Logic, Inc.

Cirrus Logic develops high-precision, analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for a broad range of innovative customers. Building on its diverse analog and signal-processing patent portfolio, Cirrus Logic delivers highly optimized products for a variety of audio, industrial and energy-related applications. The company operates from headquarters in Austin, Texas, with offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Japan and Asia. More information about Cirrus Logic is available at

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and employer branding programs, including Best Companies lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures.

In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and the Great Place to Work® Best Small & Medium Workplaces list.

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