Micron Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MU) has engaged Derek Dicker as general manager and vice president of the Storage Business Unit. In the new role, Dicker will be accountable for expanding and leading company’s solid-state storage operations. This comprises building top-class storage solutions to resolve the growing prospect in large market divisions like enterprise, client computing and cloud. He will report to Micron’s EVP and Chief Business Officer, Sumit Sadana.
Dicker has experience of 20 years in the semiconductor segment, including marketing, sales and executive profiles at Intel, PMC-Sierra, Microsemi Corporation and IDT. Recently, he was business unit manager and vice president of performance storage unit at Microsemi, where he directed an international firm and managed all general management functions.
The Chief Business Office of Micron expressed that Dicker’s extensive experience and technical expertise in the storage market make him the perfect choice to head their storage business. His strategic mindset, together with his remarkable track record of business leadership, will assist them capitalize on their advanced NAND solutions and technologies.
Dicker holds a degree in computer science & engineering from the renowned University of California in Los Angeles. Micron is an industry pioneer in segment of unique memory and storage offerings. Through its international brands, Crucial®, Ballistix® and Micron®, the extensive portfolio of top-performance storage and memory technologies, including NOR Flash, 3D XPoint™, DRAM and NAND is revolutionizing how the world utilizes information to enrich life.
Supported by over 35 years of technology leadership, Micron storage and memory solutions allow disruptive trends, including machine learning, autonomous vehicles and artificial intelligence, in major market divisions like cloud, networking, mobile and data center.
In the last trading session, the stock price of Micron declined more than 3% to close the day at $42.39. The decline came at a share volume of 63.89 million compared to average share volume of 33.08 million.
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