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SMART Global Holdings Appoints Randy Furr to its Board of Directors

NEWARK, Calif., Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SMART Global Holdings, Inc. (“SMART”) (NASDAQ:SGH), the parent company of SMART Modular Technologies, Inc., today announced the appointment of Randy W. Furr, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Bloom Energy, to its board of directors and its audit committee.

"We are very pleased to have Randy join our board and look forward to his contributions," said Ajay Shah, Chairman of the Board of SMART. "Randy is a seasoned executive with a vast knowledge of the technology industry. His experience, including 12 years in semiconductors and semiconductor capital equipment, 13 years in Electronic Contract Manufacturing Services, and 6 years in electronic hardware and software, will be invaluable to SMART and to our shareholders, customers and suppliers."

Mr. Furr has been an executive with Bloom Energy since April 2015. Prior to joining Bloom, Mr. Furr served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Spansion from June 2009 through March 2015. Mr. Furr also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Magellan Navigation from August 2008 through June 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Furr held several executive positions at Adobe Systems and Sanmina. Mr. Furr holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma and is a certified public accountant.

With the appointment of Mr. Furr, the board of SMART Global Holdings now has nine members.

About SMART Global Holdings
The SMART family of companies are global leaders in specialty memory, storage and hybrid solutions serving the electronics industry with standard and custom products for over 25 years. SMART delivers components, modules and solutions to a broad customer base, including OEMs in computing, networking, communications, storage, mobile and industrial markets. Customers rely on SMART as a strategic supplier with custom designs, product quality, technical support, a global footprint, and the ability to provide locally manufactured memory products in multiple geographies. See www.smartgh.com, www.smartm.com, www.smarth.com or www.smartsscs.com for more information.

Investor Contact:
Suzanne Schmidt
Investor Relations for SMART Global Holdings, Inc.
(510) 360-8596
ir@smartm.com

Source:SMART Global Holdings, Inc.