Micron Technology Appoints Joel Poppen as Vice President of Legal Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Micron Technology, Inc.
(Nasdaq:MU), today announced that the company has named Joel Poppen vice
president of legal affairs, general counsel and corporate secretary. Poppen
succeeds Rod Lewis, who recently announced his retirement after 22 years at
Poppen will be responsible for Micron'sÂ legal, intellectual property, ethics and
compliance and government affairs functions. HeÂ joined Micron in 1995 and has
held various roles of increased responsibility over time, most recently
asÂ deputy general counsel.
"Joel has a very strong legal background and deep experience in the technology
industry," said Micron CEO Mark Durcan. "We are excitedÂ about the leadership
Joel brings to his new executive role and lookÂ forward to his continued
contributions to Micron."
Poppen holds a juris doctor degree fromÂ Duke University School of Law andÂ a
bachelor's of science degree in electrical engineering from theÂ University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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,Â Micron's memory solutions enable the world's most innovative
computing, consumer, enterprise storage, networking, mobile, embedded and
automotive applications.Â Micron's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ under the
MU symbol. To learn more about Micron Technology, Inc., visit www.micron.com.
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