SMART Global Holdings Appoints Maximiliane Straub as the Newest Independent Member to its Board of Directors
"We are very pleased to have Max join our board and we look forward to her contributions," said Ajay Shah, Chairman of the Board and CEO of SMART. "As we look to diversify our businesses, Ms. Straub’s extensive background in industrial technology, automotive components, IoT, M&A and post merger integration, her financial and operational expertise and her extensive experience with North American and European businesses will be of tremendous value to our board and to our shareholders, customers and suppliers.”
Ms. Straub is involved in developing technology and innovation and guides internal startups through the Bosch Startup Platform. She also mentors external startups through Bosch’s partnerships with 1871 and TechStars, and was instrumental in shaping Bosch’s North American strategy for diversity and inclusion, corporate social responsibility and innovation.
Ms. Straub currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors of Inforum, a professional organization focused on creating strategic connections to help advance professional women. In 2010 and 2015, Ms. Straub was recognized by
With the recent resignation from our board by
The SMART family of companies are global leaders in specialty memory, storage and hybrid solutions serving the electronics industry with standard and custom products for over 25 years. SMART delivers components, modules and solutions to a broad customer base, including OEMs in computing, networking, communications, storage, mobile and industrial markets. With the addition of Penguin Computing and the creation of a new business unit, SMART Specialty Compute & Storage Solutions (SCSS), SMART has expanded its serviceable markets into areas requiring specialized computing platforms in artificial intelligence and machine learning, advanced modeling and high performance computing. Customers rely on SMART as a strategic supplier with custom designs, product quality, technical support, a global footprint, and the ability to provide locally manufactured products in multiple geographies.
See www.smartgh.com, www.smartm.com, www.smarth.com, www.smartsscs.com and www.penguincomputing.com for more information.
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