Steve Appleton, Micron
Micron Technology Announces Update
News Release from:
Micronic Mydata AB
06 February 2012
Micron Technology, Inc. have announced that the company is deeply saddened by the death of Chairman and CEO Steve Appleton in a small plane accident in Boise. Mr. Appleton was 51.
Steve was a true friend who will be dearly missed by all of us, said Mark Durcan, Micron President and Chief Operating Officer. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and our team members as we all grieve this tragic loss.
Pursuant to the Company's bylaws, Mr. Durcan, in his role as president of the company will assume the responsibilities of CEO until a successor is appointed by the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors will convene a meeting over the weekend.