Western Digital’s Japan entity changes company name from SanDisk Limited to Western Digital GK

Tokyo - November 25, 2020

Western Digital today announced plans to change the name of its Japanese entity from SanDisk Limited (HQ: Minato-ward, Tokyo, President, Atsuyoshi Koike) to Western Digital GK as of January 1, 2021.

  • New entity name: Western Digital GK

  • Effective date: January 1, 2021

  • Company representative: Atsuyoshi Koike, President

Background
Western Digital provides NAND flash memory, drive devices-SDD (Solid State Drive) and HDD (Hard Disk Drive) to retail consumers, enterprises, and large-scale data centers. We provide top-level total storage solutions, developing and mass-producing multiple products, including WD® and SanDisk® brands.

As part of ongoing integration activity, Western Digital is renaming certain legacy entities to align with the Western Digital name. We aim to create a corporate structure that allows for quick decision-making and that can further contribute to our business partners. Western Digital will continue to market products under the Western Digital®, G-Technology™, SanDisk® and WD® brands.

About Western Digital
Western Digital creates environments for data to thrive. As a leader in data infrastructure, the company is driving the innovation needed to help customers capture, preserve, access and transform an ever-increasing diversity of data. Everywhere data lives, from advanced data centers to mobile sensors to personal devices, our industry-leading solutions deliver the possibilities of data. Western Digital data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital®, G-Technology™, SanDisk® and WD® brands.

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