Inotera’s board of directors announced this week that they have approved the appointment of Mr. Rod Morgan as president, succeeding Dr. Scott Meikle. The change is effective January 1, 2016.
Mr. Morgan is currently Special Assistant of Inotera. Prior to joining Inotera, he was vice president of Procurement at Micron Technology, Inc. Before that, he served as co-executive officer of IM Flash Technologies, LLC. Mr. Morgan joined Micron in 1984 and held numerous leadership roles in manufacturing operations, including Fab Manager, Manufacturing Integration Manager, Key Equipment Group Director, and Site Director.
The board of directors announced that Dr. Pei-Ing Lee, currently serving as president of Nanya Technology Corporation, was elected to be the new chairman of the company. The election is effective November 10, 2015.
Inotera is a DRAM manufacturing venture between US memory giant Micron Technology Inc. and DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology.
Inotera plans to fully convert all its production to 20nm chips by the end of the second quarter next year. At end of this year, the chipmaker plans to convert 80 percent of its 30nm chips into 20nm.