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MILPITAS, Calif., November
27, 2012 - SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global
leader in flash memory storage solutions, today announced it has
appointed Jeff VerHeul as senior vice president of the company's
corporate engineering organization. Reporting to Sanjay Mehrotra,
SanDisk's president and CEO, VerHeul brings 30 years of engineering
and management experience to SanDisk where he will oversee the
development of SanDisk's growing portfolio of SSD, embedded and
removable products and solutions.
VerHeul joined SanDisk from
Standard Microsystems Corporation, now a part of Microchip
Technology, where he was senior vice president of engineering.
Prior to that, he held executive roles at AMD in platform solutions
engineering and silicon design. Verheul began his career at IBM
where he spent 25 years in positions that included the vice
president of server development, vice president of product
development for microelectronics, and vice president of engineering
and technology services.
VerHeul holds a master's degree in
management of technology from MIT, and a bachelor's degree in
computer engineering from Iowa State University.
SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK)
is a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, from research
and development, product design and manufacturing to branding and
distribution for OEM and retail channels. Since 1988, SanDisk's
innovations in flash memory and storage system technologies have
provided customers with new and transformational digital
experiences. SanDisk's diverse product portfolio includes flash
memory cards and embedded solutions used in smart phones, tablets,
digital cameras, camcorders, digital media players and other
consumer electronic devices, as well as USB flash drives and
solid-state drives (SSD) for the computing market. SanDisk's
products are used by consumers and enterprise customers around the
SanDisk is a Silicon Valley-based
S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, with more than half its sales
outside the United States. For more information, visit www.sandisk.com.
Lee Garvin Flanagin
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forward-looking statements. Other risks are detailed from
time-to-time under the caption "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in our
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but not limited to, our most recent quarterly report on Form 10-Q
and our annual report on Form 10-K. We do not intend to update the
information contained in this press release.
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