BOISE, Idaho, June 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Micron Technology, Inc., (Nasdaq:MU) today announced the appointment of Jeff VerHeul as senior vice president, Non-Volatile Engineering, reporting to Sanjay Mehrotra, Micron president and CEO. VerHeul most recently was senior vice president, Corporate Engineering at SanDisk, where he was responsible for developing a broad array of flash products.
VerHeul's new role will drive greater focus on solid state drives (SSDs) and other value-added solutions based on Micron's non-volatile memory technology to address the growing opportunity for these solutions in large market segments like cloud, enterprise, client and mobile.
VerHeul is a 36-year semiconductor industry veteran with deep and broad semiconductor knowledge and experience. He brings a unique combination of business acumen, technical understanding and systems development gained as an executive at leading technology companies including AMD, IBM, and SanDisk.
"We are excited to welcome Jeff to the team and look forward to him driving execution of our non-volatile memory product roadmap," said Sanjay Mehrotra, Micron president and CEO.
Brian Shirley will continue to lead the DRAM engineering teams as senior vice president, DRAM and emerging memory engineering, also reporting to Mehrotra.
Additional career information on Jeff VerHeul is available at http://www.micron.com/media.
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