[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

SanDisk has appointed Jeff VerHeul as senior vice president of the company’s corporate engineering organization. Reporting to Sanjay Mehrotra, SanDisk’s president and CEO, Mr. VerHeul brings 30 years of engineering and management experience to SanDisk where he will oversee the development of SanDisk’s growing portfolio of SSD, embedded and removable products and solutions.

Mr. VerHeul joined SanDisk from Standard Microsystems, now a part of Microchip Technology, where he was senior vice president of engineering. Prior to that, he held executive roles at AMD in platform solutions engineering and silicon design. Mr. Verheul began his career at IBM where he spent 25 years in positions that included the vice president of server development, vice president of product development for microelectronics, and vice president of engineering and technology services.

Mr. VerHeul holds a master’s degree in management of technology from MIT, and a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from Iowa State University.

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