Read-Rite Corporation Announces the Appointment of Dr. Sanjoy Ghose as Vice President, Product Engineering

Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Read-Rite Corporation

    FREMONT, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ --
 Read-Rite Corporation (Nasdaq:   RDRT) today announced that Dr. Sanjoy Ghose has
 joined the company as vice president, Product Engineering.  Dr. Ghose has an
 extensive technical and managerial background of which previous positions have
 included the following:  Executive VP Engineering of Siros Technologies; VP
 and CTO for Micropolis; VP Engineering for Seagate Technologies; VP
 Engineering of Commodore Business Machines; President and CEO of Pacific
 Research, Inc. and ten years at IBM in a variety of positions.
     Dr. Ghose holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford
 University, an MSME from UC Berkeley, a BE in Mechanical Engineering from
 Calcutta University (India).  In addition to being published in several
 technical publications, both academic and professional, he holds twenty U.S.
 and foreign patents and is a frequent speaker and participant at major
 industry conferences and panels.
     Mark Re, senior vice president, Research and Development commented that,
 "we are very eager to have Sanjoy as part of the Read-Rite team. With his
 exceptional technical background and industry expertise, he will make
 immediate contributions in maintaining our industry leadership on our next
 generation of products."
     Read-Rite Corporation is one of the world's leading independent
 manufacturers of magnetic recording heads, head gimbal assemblies (HGAs) and
 head stack assemblies (HSAs) for disk drives and tape drives.  The company is
 headquartered in Fremont, California and has operations in California,
 Thailand, the Philippines, Japan, Singapore and South Korea.  The company's
 website is located at http://www.readrite.com .  Read-Rite is also the
 majority shareholder of Scion Photonics, Inc. an integrated solution provider
 to the fiber optics industry whose offerings include advanced Dense Wavelength
 Division Multiplexers (DWDM), contract manufacturing services and fiber optic
 assembly equipment.  Scion's website is located at
 http://www.scionphotonics.com .
 
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SOURCE Read-Rite Corporation
    FREMONT, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ --
 Read-Rite Corporation (Nasdaq:   RDRT) today announced that Dr. Sanjoy Ghose has
 joined the company as vice president, Product Engineering.  Dr. Ghose has an
 extensive technical and managerial background of which previous positions have
 included the following:  Executive VP Engineering of Siros Technologies; VP
 and CTO for Micropolis; VP Engineering for Seagate Technologies; VP
 Engineering of Commodore Business Machines; President and CEO of Pacific
 Research, Inc. and ten years at IBM in a variety of positions.
     Dr. Ghose holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford
 University, an MSME from UC Berkeley, a BE in Mechanical Engineering from
 Calcutta University (India).  In addition to being published in several
 technical publications, both academic and professional, he holds twenty U.S.
 and foreign patents and is a frequent speaker and participant at major
 industry conferences and panels.
     Mark Re, senior vice president, Research and Development commented that,
 "we are very eager to have Sanjoy as part of the Read-Rite team. With his
 exceptional technical background and industry expertise, he will make
 immediate contributions in maintaining our industry leadership on our next
 generation of products."
     Read-Rite Corporation is one of the world's leading independent
 manufacturers of magnetic recording heads, head gimbal assemblies (HGAs) and
 head stack assemblies (HSAs) for disk drives and tape drives.  The company is
 headquartered in Fremont, California and has operations in California,
 Thailand, the Philippines, Japan, Singapore and South Korea.  The company's
 website is located at http://www.readrite.com .  Read-Rite is also the
 majority shareholder of Scion Photonics, Inc. an integrated solution provider
 to the fiber optics industry whose offerings include advanced Dense Wavelength
 Division Multiplexers (DWDM), contract manufacturing services and fiber optic
 assembly equipment.  Scion's website is located at
 http://www.scionphotonics.com .
 
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