Michael R. Cannon
Director. Member: Finance Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Michael R. Cannon is retired after a 35 year career in high technology companies. Mr Cannon served as President, Global Operations of Dell Inc. from February 2007 until his retirement in January 2009, and as a consultant to Dell Inc. from January 2009 to 31 January 2011. Prior to joining Dell, Mr Cannon was the President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Solectron Corp, an electronic manufacturing services company from January 2003 to February 2007. From July 1996 to January 2003, Mr Cannon served as the Chief Executive Officer of Maxtor Corporation, a disc drive and storage systems manufacturer. He served on Maxtor’s board of directors from July 1996 until Seagate acquired Maxtor in May 2006. Prior to joining Maxtor, Mr Cannon held senior management positions at IBM. Mr Cannon served on the board of directors of Seagate Technology from October 2006 to February 2007, and has served on the board of directors of Adobe Systems, a software company, since 2003, and on the board of directors of Elster Group SE, a metering technology company, since September 2010.