Western Digital Loses CFO

Irvine-based disk drive manufacturer Western Digital said today that its Chief Financial Officer, Wolfgang Nickl, is resigning. According to Western Digital, Nickl is becoming CFO at ASML Holding N.V. in the Netherlands. Nickl had been CFO of Western Digital since August of 2010, and had served for nearly 18 years at Western Digital. WD explained that Nickl will be departing in November, and that it has begun conducting a search for a new Chief Financial Officer.