Micron Technology Appoints Darren Thomas as Vice President of Storage Business Unit

Micron Technology Appoints Darren Thomas as Vice President of Storage Business Unit  BOISE, Idaho, March 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:MU), today announced that Darren Thomas has been named as vice president of Micron's Storage business unit.  Thomas will be responsible for overseeing Micron's solid state storage business that ranges from hard disk drive replacements with solid state drives (SSDs) to enterprise-class storage solutions. He brings more than 30 years of experience to Micron and most recently served as the vice president of Enterprise Storage for Dell Inc.  "The role of flash memory technology in storage will continue to grow, and Micron is investing to drive innovation, reliability and performance in our storage business," said Micron President Mark Adams. "We are excited to have Darren join us and bring his leadership and industry experience to this effort moving forward."  Thomas' professional background includes serving in multiple storage and engineering executive and management positions at Texas Instruments and Compaq Computer Corporation, among other companies, prior to joining Dell. An engineering graduate from Memphis University, Thomas was also instrumental in founding the Storage Networking Industry Association.  Micron Technology, Inc., is a global leader in advanced semiconductor systems. Micron's broad portfolio of high-performance memory technologies—including DRAM, NAND and NOR Flash—is the basis for solid state drives, modules, multichip packages and other system solutions. Backed by more than 35 years of technology leadership, Micron's memory solutions enable the world's most innovative computing, consumer, enterprise storage, networking, mobile, embedded and automotive applications. Micron's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ under the MU symbol. To learn more about Micron Technology, Inc., visit www.micron.com.  Micron and the Micron orbit logo are trademarks of Micron Technology, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.  CONTACT: Kipp Bedard          Micron Investor Relations          kbedard@micron.com          (208) 368-4465                   Daniel Francisco          Micron Media Relations          dfrancisco@micron.com          (208) 368-5584  Micron Logo