Manish Bhatia

Micron Technology has appointed Manish Bhatia as executive vice president of Global Operations. He will report directly to Sanjay Mehrotra, president and CEO.

Mr. Bhatia will be responsible for driving Micron’s end-to-end operations, including the company’s global manufacturing fab footprint, back-end assembly and test operations, supply chain planning and fulfillment, procurement, quality and IT teams, said the company in a statement.

Mr. Bhatia has over 22 years of engineering and operations experience, including the last 17 years in the semiconductor industry. He most recently served as the executive vice president of Silicon Operations at Western Digital. Prior to that, Mr. Bhatia held several executive roles at SanDisk and was the company’s EVP of Worldwide Operations when it was acquired by Western Digital. Prior to SanDisk, Mr. Bhatia’s career included positions at Matrix Semiconductor, McKinsey & Company and Saint Gobain Corporation.

Mr. Bhatia earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in business administration from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.

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