SanDisk Appoints Jeff VerHeul as Senior Vice President of Corporate Engineering

  SanDisk Appoints Jeff VerHeul as Senior Vice President of Corporate
  Engineering

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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.

SanDisk appoints Jeff VerHeul as senior vice president of corporate
engineering. (Photo: Business Wi ...

SanDisk appoints Jeff VerHeul as senior vice president of corporate
engineering. (Photo: Business Wire)

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.

About SanDisk

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 world.

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.

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