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SILICON GRAPHICS' MARK PERRY TO JOIN BOARD AS VICE CHAIRMAN

 SILICON GRAPHICS' MARK PERRY TO JOIN BOARD AS VICE CHAIRMAN
 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Graphics Inc. (NYSE: SGI) today announced that Mark W. Perry has been elected to its board of directors. The board elected Perry after a unanimous vote to expand its membership to seven directors. Perry will serve as vice chairman of the company, reporting to Ed McCracken.
 "Mark has managed all aspects of the company's operations, and has played an instrumental role in shaping Silicon Graphics' presence in the technical computer marketplace. During his seven year tenure at Silicon Graphics, we've grown from $20 million in revenue to a run rate of $750 million," said Edward R. McCracken, president and CEO. "Mark's primary focus has been on managing growth and maximizing business opportunities. His proven leadership qualities and ability to make effective decisions further strengthens our management team as we continue at the forefront of the technological revolution."
 Perry, 48, joined Silicon Graphics in July 1985 as vice president of finance & administration, CFO and secretary. He was promoted to executive vice president in 1988 with overall responsibility for the company's product divisions. In 1991, he became responsible for worldwide sales, service, marketing, administration and business development. Prior to joining Silicon Graphics, Perry was executive vice president and chief operating officer at Sonoma Vineyards. Before that, he spent 14 years at Arthur Young & Co., where he was a partner in the San Francisco office. Perry earned an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business where he graduated with distinction in 1968 and a B.A. cum laude in economics from Amherst College in 1965.
 Silicon Graphics Inc. is the leading manufacturer of visual computing systems. The company delivers three-dimensional graphics, color, audio, video and real-time technologies to the technical, scientific and creative computing marketplace. Silicon Graphics Inc. has offices worldwide and headquarters in Mountain View.
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 NOTE: Silicon Graphics and the Silicon Graphics logo are trademarks of Silicon Graphics Inc.
 /CONTACT: Jill Grossman of Silicon Graphics, 415-335-1516/
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