Apr 23, 2004

Seagate Hosts Tribute To Employees

PENANG, Malaysia - More than 3,000 employees of Penang Seagate Industries (M) Sdn Bhd celebrated their achievements during their Annual Dinner at the Equatorial Hotel. The two-day celebration, themed "Excellent People, Exceptional Achievements" was held as a tribute to the efforts and dedication of the employees here.

John Marshall, Penang Seagate's vice president and general manager, in his opening speech, commended the employees for their contributions to the Company.

"The Annual Dinner is a time to recognize and celebrate your hard work and dedication. Seagate's Penang operation has a team of employees who take pride in accomplishing tasks with innovation and excellence. Employees are our most valued resource and I am pleased to join this celebration dedicated to you.

"With your teamwork and commitment, I am confident we will successfully address the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead," he added.

Tan Leong Hooi, executive director of manufacturing said, "Our consistent focus on yield and quality improvements have brought about many excellent results, including scoring the highest amongst Seagate sites in both quality and contamination management systems audits."

"With a highly dedicated team, I am confident we will continue to produce best-in-class storage technologies, products and services," he added.

Highlights of the evening included a Talent Quest where employee teams showcased their singing, acting and dancing skills, live performances by popular artistes Nurul, Ajai, Awie and Imuda and the presentation of the 15th service award to loyal and dedicated long service employees.

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