Hey, let's give Mark a chance to shine and see how he steers the boat. Under Appleton is was his way or out the door. Mark is a very smart guy and could take the company to new levels and opportunities. Shake up Boise Mark, here is your chance!
Mark Durcan seems to be a decent, competent guy. But I don't know that he has any real vision of the company being anything other than what it is right now. Micron is at a cross roads where some longer term strategic thinking is needed.
Micron is known for having an insular corporate culture that nearly always promotes it's executives from within. It might be time to break from that tradition.
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