Appointment Of Vice President Of Information Systems And Technology And
Vice President Of Quality And Reliability
SUNNYVALE, CA, Dec, 5, 2000-SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) today announced the appointment of two new vice presidents to key corporate positions. Gene Fleischer, 58, has been named vice president of information systems and technology and Sharon McAfee-Hunter, 52, has been named vice president of quality and reliability. Both positions are newly created and the appointments are effective immediately.
Fleischer, with over 30 years of high technology experience in software applications development, marketing/business strategies and Internet-based information services, will oversee SanDisk's growing information technology infrastructure. Fleischer, who graduated from Harvard Graduate School of Business, Information Management Executive Program, has held various engineering and management information systems positions at Xerox, Amdahl and Unisys Corporation. Most recently, he was the senior director of information technology at XO Communications and was also a co-founder and vice president of an Internet-based business intelligence software company, SupplyPoint Solutions. Fleischer will report to Ralph Hudson, senior vice president of worldwide operations.
McAfee-Hunter, who will refine SanDisk's quality and reliability program, has over 20 years of manufacturing, engineering, reliability, operations and managerial experience. Before joining SanDisk, McAfee-Hunter was director of quality at Dell Computer Corporation, defining a quality latitude strategy that encompassed tactical response and measurement. She was also the director of quality for Unisys and Read-Rite Corporation and was senior manager of quality control at Digital Equipment Corporation. She holds a B.A. degree in Electrical Engineering from New York University and is a graduate of General Electric's manufacturing management program. McAfee-Hunter will also report to Ralph Hudson.
SanDisk Corporation, the world's largest supplier of flash data storage products, designs, manufactures and markets industry-standard, solid-state data, digital imaging and audio storage products using its patented, high density flash memory and controller technology. SanDisk is based in Sunnyvale, CA.