Micron Technology Announces Director Appointment

Micron Technology Announces Director Appointment

BOISE, Idaho, Jan. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Micron Technology, Inc.
(Nasdaq:MU) today announced the appointment of Richard M. Beyer to the
company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. Beyer was Chairman and
CEO of Freescale Semiconductor from 2008 through June 2012 and continues to
serve as a Director with Freescale.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Rich to our Board of Directors," said
Micron CEO Mark Durcan. "Rich brings unique experience and strengths to our
board, and we look forward to his contributions."

Beyer, the 2012 Chairman of the Semiconductor Industry Association board of
directors, also served as a member of the United States Department of
Commerce's Manufacturing Council and the Partnership for a New American

Prior to Freescale, Beyer was President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
of Intersil Corporation from 2002 to 2008. He has also previously served in
executive management roles at FVC.com, VLSI Technology and National
Semiconductor Corporation.

Beyer served three years as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. He
earned a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in Russian from Georgetown
University and a master's of business administration in marketing and
international business from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

About Micron

Micron Technology, Inc., is one of the world's leading providers of advanced
semiconductor solutions. Through its worldwide operations, Micron manufactures
and markets a full range of DRAM, NAND and NOR flash memory, as well as other
innovative memory technologies, packaging solutions and semiconductor systems
for use in leading-edge computing, consumer, networking, embedded and mobile
products. Micron's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ under the MU symbol.
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         Micron Investor Relations
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         Daniel Francisco
         Micron Media Relations
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