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Micron appoints SanDisk co-Founder Sanjay Mehrotra as President, CEO

NASDAQ-listed Micron Technology has announced that the board of directors has appointed Sanjay Mehrotra as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board

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micron appoints sanjay mehrotra president chief executive officer

NEW DELHI: NASDAQ-listed Micron Technology has announced that the board of directors has appointed Sanjay Mehrotra as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors, effective May 8, 2017.

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Mehrotra will succeed Mark Durcan and Micron believes that he has joined the company at a time of increasing opportunity for memory and storage technologies and solutions as the key enablers for the next-generation of computing architectures.

Mehrotra was a co-Founder of SanDisk and served as its president and CEO from 2011 to 2016. He drove the growth of the company from a start-up in 1988 to an industry-leading Fortune 500 company with revenues that reached $6.6 billion, and ultimately culminated in a sale for $16 billion to Western Digital Corporation in 2016.

His team pioneered a diversified and comprehensive portfolio of flash storage solutions that included removable products, embedded mobile solutions, client and enterprise solid state drives and innovative enterprise system solutions. He also initiated and guided a highly successful 17-year joint venture partnership with Toshiba in NAND Flash memory technology development and manufacturing. In addition, he established and ran key manufacturing operations in China, Taiwan, Japan and Malaysia.

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