Micron Technology Appoints Robert Peglar as Vice President of Advanced Storage Solutions

BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:MU), today announced that Robert Peglar has been named as vice president of Advanced Storage Solutions.

Peglar will lead next-generation technology and architecture enablement efforts of Micron's Storage Business Unit to drive storage solution development with strategic customers and partners. A 38-year veteran of the data storage industry, Peglar joins Micron after serving as Chief Technical Officer, Americas, for EMC Isilon since 2011.

"We are excited to have Rob join our Storage Business Unit. Micron continues to attract top industry talent as a further demonstration of our commitment to build a world-class storage business," said Micron President Mark Adams.

Prior to joining EMC, Peglar served as Senior Fellow and Vice President of Technology at Xiotech, held technology and engineering leadership roles at StorageTek and its subsidiary Network Systems Corporation and engineering development and product management roles for ControlData and its supercomputer division ETA Systems.

Micron Technology, Inc., is a global leader in advanced semiconductor systems. Micron's broad portfolio of high-performance memory technologies—including DRAM, NAND and NOR Flash—is the basis for solid state drives, modules, multichip packages and other system solutions. Backed by more than 35 years of technology leadership, Micron's memory solutions enable the world's most innovative computing, consumer, enterprise storage, networking, mobile, embedded and automotive applications. Micron's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ under the MU symbol. To learn more about Micron Technology, Inc., visit www.micron.com.

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