SanDisk Names Senior Vice President of Worldwide OEM & Enterprise Sales

SanDisk Names Senior Vice President of Worldwide OEM & Enterprise Sales


Milpitas, CA—SanDisk Corporation appointed Henri Richard as senior vice president of worldwide OEM & Enterprise Sales. Reporting to Sanjay Mehrotra, SanDisk’s president and CEO, Richard brings 25 years of experience as a senior sales and marketing executive in the high technology industry, with significant experience in the semiconductor market.

Richard will be responsible for global sales, service and support for SanDisk’s growing customer base in the OEM, B2B and enterprise channels. These include smartphone and tablet manufacturers, enterprise storage companies, PC manufacturers, value-added resellers, distributors and direct enterprise customers.

“Henri’s proven track record and deep experience in the storage, semiconductor, systems and software industries will build upon our strong OEM and enterprise sales organizations,” commented Mehrotra. “His addition bolsters the executive team, further enabling our long-term growth strategies and leadership in the flash memory industry.”

Prior to joining SanDisk, Richard served as senior vice president and chief sales and marketing officer for Freescale since 2007, leading an organization of 1,000+ people with functional responsibilities that included sales, technical support, and corporate, field and segment marketing. Previously, Richard held various senior executive sales and marketing positions at companies that include AMD, WebGain, IBM and Seagate.