SanDisk Co-Founder Departs Western Digital Board

The co-founder and former CEO of SanDisk, Sanjay Mehrotra, has stepped down from the board of Irvine-based Western Digital, WD said Thursday afternoon. Mehrotra had joined the board of Western Digital in May of 2016, as part of the acquisition of San Disk by Western Digital. The company released a statement from Mehrotra saying the "time is right" for him to "evaluate the next challenge in my career."