Jan 03, 2000

Seagate Names William L. Hudson Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Seagate Technology Inc. (NYSE:SEG) today announced the appointment of William L. Hudson to the position of senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Reporting to Don Waite, executive vice president and chief administrative officer, Hudson will oversee all activities within Seagate's Legal, Facilities and Security organizations. This position was previously held by Tom Mulvaney, who has recently moved into the role of senior vice president, Internet Solutions.

"In a business environment characterized by rapid and continuous change, making smart business decisions quickly is critical to a company's success," said Waite. "An experienced, solutions-driven legal counsel is instrumental in successful business negotiations and commercial transactions. With his extensive experience in general corporate and securities matters and an in-depth understanding of mergers and acquisitions, Bill will be a core member of Seagate's management team."

Bringing more than 20 years of legal experience to this position, Hudson joins Seagate from the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP where he was a partner. From 1984 until 1997, Hudson was a partner with Brobeck, Phelger & Harrison, LLP in San Francisco. Prior to beginning the private practice of law in 1978, Hudson served as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas C. Platt in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He is a graduate of the Columbia University School of Law, and he received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University.

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