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SMART Global Holdings Appoints New Board Member

SMART Global Holdings Appoints New Board Member

NEWARK, Calif. — SMART Global Holdings, Inc. announced the appointment of Penny Herscher, chair of the board of directors at Lumentum Holdings Inc., to its board of directors and as a member of its Nominating and Governance Committee, effective September 24, 2021.

“We are excited to have Penny join our board at SGH,” commented Mark Adams, President and CEO of SGH. “Her vast experience and diverse background add a valuable perspective to our Board and will help us consistently raise the bar to power growth and expand possibilities.”

Herscher is a seasoned technology public company board director, executive, and entrepreneur, with more than 15 years of experience as a high-tech CEO in Silicon Valley and more than 10 years of experience serving on public company boards of directors. She currently serves as chair of the board of directors at Lumentum Holdings, Inc., Faurecia SA and several private companies. Herscher also previously served as a member of the board of directors of Verint Systems, Inc. from 2017 to 2021, PROS Holdings, Inc. from 2018 to 2021 and Rambus, Inc. from 2006 to 2018. Since 2004, Herscher held various executive positions as CEO of First Rain, Inc., executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. and CEO of Simplex Solutions.

Herscher holds a BA Hons, MA in Mathematics from Cambridge University in England.

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