Jan 04, 2016
Dave Mosley to Oversee Sales & Marketing;
Rocky Pimentel to Transition to Executive Vice President Role
CUPERTINO, CA – Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in storage solutions, today announced that its Global Markets & Customers organization will be aligned under Dave Mosley, President, Operations and Technology, effective immediately. Mr. Mosley will continue to report to Steve Luczo, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
“I’m looking forward to working with Dave over the next several years as we continue to optimize Seagate in a way to best serve our expanding global customer base. Seagate’s focus on operational efficiency in our global high technology manufacturing facilities and design centers has benefitted our storage technology portfolio, competitive position and financial performance,” said Mr. Luczo. “Given these positive results, we are extending this operational efficiency into Seagate’s market-facing functions to help further align our structure. We expect the transition to be seamless, as Dave has previously managed Seagate’s sales, marketing and product management functions.”
Rocky Pimentel, Seagate’s President of Global Markets and Customers will remain with the company as Executive Vice President and report to Mr. Luczo. Mr. Pimentel will have responsibility for a number of strategic projects within the company and will continue to serve on selected boards.
“Rocky has had a successful and evolving career at Seagate,” Luczo continued. “We’re fortunate to be able to continue benefiting from his valuable and strategic insights and leadership as he shifts to his new role, which will give him the additional bandwidth he requested to pursue one of his passions – providing strategic counsel to startup companies. Further, Rocky can focus more on his directorships and evaluate new opportunities to leverage his deep experience in the technology industry.”
Pimentel has worked at Seagate since 2011, serving in a variety of senior sales and marketing roles. He previously served on Seagate’s Board of Directors from 2009 to 2011, was a member of the early Seagate management team working with founders Al Shugart and Finis Conner, and was part of the founding management team of Conner Peripherals. He also currently serves as a member of the Boards of Directors of Xilinx, Imperva and Lifelock.
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