Jun 16, 1997

Robert M. Strieby, Jr. Joins Seagate as Vice President, PLM, Mobile Products

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. - Strengthening its commitment to gain market share in the mobile disc drive market, Seagate Technology, Inc. (NYSE:SEG) today announced that Robert M. Strieby, Jr. has joined the company as vice president, PLM, Mobile Products. Based in San Jose, California, Strieby will oversee product management for the company's mobile disc drive products. Seagate's mobile product line includes its Marathon family of 2.5-inch disc drives, ranging in capacity from 810 Mbytes to 2.2 Gbytes. Strieby will report directly to Don Colton, senior vice president, Worldwide PLM.

"The mobile market is anticipated to grow from more than 13 million units in calendar year 1996 to nearly 28 million units in the year 2000*," said Colton. "In order to prepare for that demand and strengthen our position in the mobile market, Seagate must capture an even higher level of key OEM design wins. Rob's management strength and experience in the data storage industry will be an asset to the organization as he leads his team towards designing and manufacturing products that meet customer needs. I believe Rob will provide customers with the assurance and confidence in Seagate management that they have come to expect."

Bringing more than 20 years of technical and marketing experience to his new position, Strieby most recently founded and oversaw start-up activities at IP Refining Company in Campbell, California. Before that, he held the position of vice president, Strategic Marketing for the Desktop & Portable Storage Group at Quantum Corporation. Strieby's career includes six years in PLM management positions at Seagate Technology in Scotts Valley, and various executive roles at Phoenix Technologies and Standard Data Corporation.

Strieby holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

Seagate Technology, Inc. is a leading data technology company providing products for storing, managing and accessing digital information. Seagate develops and manufactures some of the industry's most advanced information technologies, including disc and tape storage devices, magnetic recording heads and media, precision motors, microelectronics, and data access and management software. With $9.0 billion in revenue, operations in 22 countries and over 100,000 employees worldwide, the Scotts Valley, CA-based company is the world's largest manufacturer of disc drives and related components and one of the globe's largest industrial corporations. Seagate's home page address on the World Wide Web is http://www.seagate.com.


* International Data Corporation, 1996

This press release includes forward-looking statements which are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, product demand and other risks detailed from time to time in the company Security and Exchange Commission followings. Actual results may differ material from management expectations.