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… Mark Durcan CEO, Robert Switz COB, Mark Adams President, Micron

After the death of Appleton

This is a Press Release edited by on 2012.02.06
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Micron Technology, Inc. announced the appointment of D. Mark Durcan, 51, as Chief Executive Officer of the company.

mark_durcan_micron Durcan
will also serve as a Director on Micron's Board of Directors. The
appointments come after the company reported that Steven R. Appleton,
longtime Micron Chairman and CEO, passed away in a Feb. 3 airplane
accident in Boise.

The Board of Directors also announced the appointment of Director Robert
E. Switz as Chairman of the Board and Mark W. Adams as President.

Switz has served as a Director since 2006 and is the former Chairman and
CEO of ADC Telecommunications. He has previously served as chair of the
Micron Board's Audit and Governance committees.

Adams joined the company in 2006 and served most recently as Vice President of Worldwide Sales.

Durcan, 51, has served as President and Chief Operating Officer of
Micron since 2007
and earlier served as Micron's Chief Technology
Officer. He joined the company in 1984.

"We are fortunate to be able to appoint someone with Mark's
operations and technical leadership experience to serve as the company's
," said Switz. "Mark has been instrumental in Micron's
success in his role as President and COO and has garnered the respect of
the company, his team members and the industry at large

Durcan said: "We are deeply saddened by Steve's loss and will miss
his hand at the helm. I have provided the Board my ongoing commitment to
work with the management team and continue to move the company