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SGI Strengthens Leadership Team

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- SGI (NASDAQ:SGIC) today announced that Shahin Khan has been appointed vice president of Corporate Strategy. A well-respected figure in the industry, Khan will spearhead corporate development, strategic alliances, and manage the company's Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio.

"As we build the new SGI with a sharp focus on high-performance computing (HPC), we are able to attract the best in the industry to our leadership team," said Bo Ewald, SGI CEO. "Shahin Khan is just such an individual -- someone with first-hand knowledge of the unique requirements of high-performance computing and enterprise business customers."

Khan has served in executive positions at Sun Microsystems, including vice president of the High Performance and Technical Computing business unit, chief competitive officer, and vice president of Product Marketing and Planning for computer systems. He was most recently chief marketing officer at Electronics for Imaging, and prior to that served in a similar role at Azul Systems.