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Michael Dell Statement on Loss of Steven R. Appleton

Published Friday, February 3, 2012 6:00 pm

Michael Dell, chairman of the Technology CEO Council (TCC) issued the following statement on the untimely passing of Micron chairman and CEO Steven R. Appleton:

“Steve’s passing today marks a very sad day for the entire high-tech industry. I’ve known Steve for more than 20 years, and I was always inspired by his passion for winning and his bold leadership. He led Micron in the U.S. through a time when the semiconductor industry was going through massive change and globalization, but his perseverance and energy ensured Micron’s continued success. Steve was an aggressive innovator whose mark on our industry will not soon be forgotten, and all of us who had the pleasure to know him will miss him very much.”