Nov 07, 2005

Seagate Appoints Sales and Marketing Director for North Asia

Seagate Technology, the world's leading supplier of hard disc drives, today named Kevin Lee as its new Sales and Marketing Director for North Asia. In this role, Lee will be based in Shanghai, China and is responsible for managing Seagate's team of sales and marketing professionals in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Lee and the team will be responsible for relationships with channel partners such as distributors, channel original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and resellers, with the goal of growing Seagate's business in both traditional and new market segments. Lee has been in the IT industry for 16 years and brings with him a rich experience in channel sales, marketing and entrepreneurship. Prior to joining Seagate, Lee worked for several multi-national companies, including Motorola, AT&T, Intel, and Iomega. He has also pioneered the establishment of two software companies in China.

"Kevin Lee's extensive experience in the IT industry positions us well in addressing the huge potential in the desktop, mobile, enterprise and consumer electronics segments in these fast growing markets," said Teh Ban Seng, vice president and managing director, Asia Sales and Marketing, Seagate Technology. "We are confident that Lee and his team will further strengthen our relationship with our business partners and reinforce Seagate's position in North Asia by working with our partners to bring to market the best-in-class products and services and extending our technology and time-to-market leadership."

About Seagate
Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of hard disc drives, providing products for a wide-range of Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, and Consumer Electronics applications. Seagate's business model leverages technology leadership and world-class manufacturing to deliver industry-leading innovation and quality to its global customers, and to be the low cost producer in all markets in which it participates. The company is committed to providing award-winning products, customer support and reliability to meet the world's growing demand for information storage. Seagate can be found around the globe and at www.seagate.com.

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