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Henri Richard Named SanDisk’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide OEM & Enterprise Sales

  Henri Richard Named SanDisk’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide OEM &
  Enterprise Sales

Business Wire

MILPITAS, Calif. -- April 09, 2013

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash memory storage
solutions, today announced it has appointed Henri Richard as senior vice
president (SVP) of worldwide OEM & enterprise sales. Reporting to Sanjay
Mehrotra, SanDisk’s president and CEO, Richard brings 25 years of experience
as a senior sales and marketing executive in the high technology industry,
with significant experience in the semiconductor market. Richard will be
responsible for global sales, service and support for SanDisk’s growing
customer base in the OEM, B2B and enterprise channels. These include
smartphone and tablet manufacturers, enterprise storage companies, PC
manufacturers, value-added resellers, distributors and direct enterprise
customers.

SanDisk appoints Henri Richard as senior vice president of worldwide OEM &
enterprise sales. (Photo: ...

SanDisk appoints Henri Richard as senior vice president of worldwide OEM &
enterprise sales. (Photo: Business Wire)

Mehrotra commented, “Henri’s proven track record and deep experience in the
storage, semiconductor, systems and software industries will build upon our
strong OEM and enterprise sales organizations. His addition bolstersthe
executive team, further enabling our long-term growth strategies and
leadership in the flash memory industry.”

Prior to joining SanDisk, Richard served as SVP and chief sales and marketing
officer for Freescale since 2007, leading an organization of over 1,000 people
with functional responsibilities that included sales, technical support, and
corporate, field and segment marketing. Prior to Freescale, Richard held
various senior executive sales and marketing positions at companies including
AMD, WebGain, IBM and Seagate. Richard has worked in both the U.S. and Europe,
and his experience includes entrepreneurial roles in addition to senior
corporate positions.

Richard holds a Baccalaureate E Science & Technology degree from Ecole
Nationale Radiotechnique Electronique Appliquee in France; he also attended
the Université Paris Jussieu, the Ville d’Avray Institute of Technology and
completed numerous executive development programs at the CRC Jouy en Josas.

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 commercial 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 (SSDs) 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.

© 2013 SanDisk Corporation. All rights reserved. SanDisk and the SanDisk logo
are trademarks of SanDisk Corporation, registered in the United States and
other countries. Other brand names mentioned herein are for identification
purposes only and may be the trademarks of their respective holder(s).

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Contact:

SanDisk Corporation
Lee Garvin Flanagin, 408-801-2463
lee.flanagin@sandisk.com
 
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