Jan 28, 2004

Seagate Promotes Joan Motsinger To Vice President, Recording Subsystem Engineering

MINNEAPOLIS - Seagate Technology (NYSE: STX), the worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of hard disc drives, has promoted Joan Motsinger to vice president of the Company's recording subsystem group in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Motsinger's primary responsibility is to coordinate the Company's worldwide, cross-functional effort to seamlessly integrate disc drive recording subsystem engineering processes that include head, media and signal processing components, for continued drive performance and reliability.

"Joan will provide Seagate with the leadership and experience required to strengthen how we stage recording head, media and channel technology," said Jerry Glembocki, Seagate senior vice president, Recording Heads and Media. "Her success in both deploying innovative product development tools as well as her own cross-functional leadership skills are key to achieving Seagate's time-to-market and product performance goals."

Previously, Motsinger spent most of her career at Seagate's recording head operations with responsibilities in wafer fabrication, mechanical design and new product introduction. Motsinger also successfully led the groundbreaking core team that developed the Cheetah X15, the industry's first disc drive that spins at 15,000 rpm. Her 20 years at Seagate include a wide range of experience in both component and product development. She holds a bachelor's degree in math and computer science from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa.

Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of hard disc drives, providing products for a wide-range of Enterprise, PC, Notebook and Consumer Electronics applications. The Company is committed to delivering 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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