Micron Technology Inc., semiconductor firm's CEO Steve Appleton died in a plane crash last week and in this time the company has announced Mark Durcan as new CEO.
"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."
has been instrumental in Micron's success in his role as President and COO and
has garnered the respect of the company, his team members and the industry at
Micron director Robert Switz.