Micron Technology, Inc. announced it is appointing Michael Ray as the company’s senior vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary effective immediately.

In this role, Ray will report directly to Sanjay Mehrotra, President and CEO of Micron. He will be responsible for Micron's global legal, compliance and intellectual property functions, comprising a team of lawyers, paralegals and other professionals.  

Ray brings nearly 30 years of legal experience to Micron, including a significant tenure at Western Digital, where he led the legal department for more than 13 years as general counsel and ultimately chief legal officer. At Western Digital, Ray progressed through several leadership roles, including senior counsel, assistant general counsel and vice president of legal services.

Prior to his time at Western Digital, Ray was corporate counsel for Wynn’s International, Inc., an NYSE-listed manufacturer of automotive parts and chemicals. He also served the U.S. District Court, Central District of California as a judicial clerk and practiced labor and employment law at O’Melveny & Myers, LLP.