Kioxia Holdings Corporation Appoints Michael R. Splinter to Board of Directors

Editorial & Advertiser Disclosure Global Banking And Finance Review is an independent publisher which offers News, information, Analysis, Opinion, Press Releases, Reviews, Research reports covering various economies, industries, products, services and companies. The content available on globalbankingandfinance.com is sourced by a mixture of different methods which is not limited to content produced and supplied by various staff writers, journalists, freelancers, individuals, organizations, companies, PR agencies Sponsored Posts etc. The information available on this website is purely for educational and informational purposes only. We cannot guarantee the accuracy or applicability of any of the information provided at globalbankingandfinance.com with respect to your individual or personal circumstances. Please seek professional advice from a qualified professional before making any financial decisions. Globalbankingandfinance.com also links to various third party websites and we cannot guarantee the accuracy or applicability of the information provided by third party websites. Links from various articles on our site to third party websites are a mixture of non-sponsored links and sponsored links. Only a very small fraction of the links which point to external websites are affiliate links. Some of the links which you may click on our website may link to various products and services from our partners who may compensate us if you buy a service or product or fill a form or install an app. This will not incur additional cost to you. A very few articles on our website are sponsored posts or paid advertorials. These are marked as sponsored posts at the bottom of each post. For avoidance of any doubts and to make it easier for you to differentiate sponsored or non-sponsored articles or links, you may consider all articles on our site or all links to external websites as sponsored . Please note that some of the services or products which we talk about carry a high level of risk and may not be suitable for everyone. These may be complex services or products and we request the readers to consider this purely from an educational standpoint. The information provided on this website is general in nature. Global Banking & Finance Review expressly disclaims any liability without any limitation which may arise directly or indirectly from the use of such information.

Kioxia Holdings Corporation, the world leader in memory solutions, today announced the appointment of Michael R. Splinter as an independent director, effective immediately. Mr. Splinter is a 40-year veteran of the semiconductor industry and brings various business and technology experience that will help drive sustainable growth at Kioxia.

We are excited to welcome Michael to our board during an important time as Kioxia continues to evolve as an independent company, said Nobuo Hayasaka, representative director, president and CEO of Kioxia Holdings Corporation. Michaels unique combination of extensive knowledge of the semiconductor industry and leadership of large, complex organizations make him a great addition to an already deep and experienced board of directors. We look forward to his valuable perspectives as Kioxia enters its next phase of growth.

Mr. Splinter served as President and CEO of Applied Materials from 2003 to 2012 and as chairman of the board of directors since 2009 until he retired in June 2015, leading the company to record revenue and profits during his tenure. Prior to joining Applied Materials, he served at Intel Corporation as an executive. Mr. Splinter currently serves as an external director of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and as chairman of NASDAQ, Inc. in the United States. Mr. Splinter holds a Masters degree in electrical and computer engineering, and an honorary Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Wisconsin Madison.

I am thrilled that Mike is joining the Kioxia board said Stacy J. Smith, Executive Chairman of Kioxia. Mike will be a pivotal addition to our board and will add greatly to our quest to build a world class governance structure to couple with our leading technology and position in the industry, and I look forward to working with him as we execute on our ambitious business strategy.

I’m excited and honored to join Kioxia’s Board and collaborate with my fellow directors and the leadership team to contribute to the companys mission of uplifting the world with memory, said Mr. Splinter. Throughout my career, Ive had multiple opportunities to help companies grow strategically. I look forward to bringing my expertise and experience to Kioxia as a new board member.

About Kioxia Holdings Corporation

Kioxia is a world leader in memory solutions, dedicated to the development, production and sale of flash memory and solid state drives (SSDs). In April 2017, its predecessor Toshiba Memory was spun off from Toshiba Corporation, the company that invented NAND flash memory in 1987. The company pioneers cutting-edge memory solutions and services that enrich people’s lives and expand society’s horizons. Kioxia’s innovative 3D flash memory technology, BiCS FLASH„¢, is shaping the future of storage in high-density applications, including advanced smartphones, PCs, SSDs, automotive and data centers.

For More Information

Sam Ghirardello (phone: +81-3-5427-7396, [email protected])

Satoshi Ito (phone: +81-3-5427-7309, [email protected])

Weber Shandwick (Tokyo)

Karolis Stravinskas ([email protected])

Weber Shandwick (New York)

Public Relations

Kota Yamaji ([email protected])

Kioxia Holdings Corporation