SanDisk appoints D. Scott Mercer to its Board of Directors

New Delhi, India, December 28, 2013:  SanDisk Corporation, a global player in flash memory storage solutions, has announced that is has appointed D. Scott Mercer to its board of directors. Mercer brings to SanDisk more than 30 years of experience in the technology industry, in both senior executive and board positions.

President and chief executive officer at SanDisk Sanjay Mehrotra said, “We are pleased to welcome such a recognized industry executive to SanDisk’s board. Scott further deepens and strengthens the leadership capabilities of our board, and brings valuable experience in the storage industry.”

D. Scott Mercer also currently serves as a Director of Polycom, and QLogic Corporation. Previously, Mercer was the Chief Executive Officer, Director and Chairman of the Board of Conexant Systems, interim Chief Executive Officer and Director at Adaptec, and served as the Chief Financial Officer of Western Digital Corporation. Mercer also held senior operating and finance roles at Dell, LSI Corporation and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mercer has previously held board positions at Palm, SMART Modular Technologies (WWH), Alantec Corporation, NetRatings, and several private companies. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from California Polytechnic University.

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