TAIPEI, Taiwan and MILPITAS, Calif., July 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Silicon Motion Technology Corporation (NasdaqGS: SIMO) (“Silicon Motion” or the “Company”), a global leader in NAND flash controllers for solid state storage devices, today announced the appointment of Young Rae (YR) Kim as Vice President of Korea Sales & Operations.
“I’ve known YR for many years and he has proven to be a capable leader with a strong track record of integrity and delivering solid results in customer engagements,” said Wallace Kou, Silicon Motion’s President & CEO. “He will be a strong addition to our executive team and will help us expand our business opportunities in Korea, a very important market.”
“I am thrilled to be joining the Silicon Motion team,” said YR Kim. “I look forward to contributing to the company’s continued growth.”
He is a 30-year memory industry veteran and had previously served at Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Marvell in sales and marketing, as well as engineering leadership roles relating to SSD controllers and NAND flash.
ABOUT SILICON MOTION:
We are the global leader in supplying NAND flash controllers for solid state storage devices and the merchant leader in supplying SSD controllers. We have the broadest portfolio of controller technologies and our controllers are widely used in storage products such as SSDs and eMMC+UFS devices, which are found in data centers, PCs, smartphones, and commercial and industrial applications. We have shipped over six billion NAND controllers in the last ten years, more than any other company in the world. We also supply customized high-performance hyperscale data center and industrial SSD solutions. Our customers include most of the NAND flash vendors, storage device module makers and leading OEMs. For further information on Silicon Motion, visit us at www.siliconmotion.com.
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