SOURCE: Minco Technology Labs, LLC

Minco Technology Labs, LLC

January 19, 2012 10:02 ET

Minco Technology Labs Appoints Bill Bradford as President & CEO

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - Jan 19, 2012) - Minco Technology Labs, LLC, a leading Die processing, Packaged Solutions and Test Services Manufacturer within the Hi-Reliability Marketplace, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Bradford as President & Chief Executive Officer.

Bradford has a proven track record of execution and leadership in the semiconductor industry and brings expertise in building organizations and developing channels, alliances and strategic partnerships for leading semiconductor companies including Entropic Communications, Freescale Semiconductor, ON Semiconductor, Cypress Semiconductor and Texas Instruments.

"Bill's history of successfully building and leading organizations and driving business domestically & internationally will be a tremendous asset to Minco's growth strategy," said Keith Kolerus, Chairman of the Minco Board. "Bill brings a strong combination of experience and energy that will be instrumental as we expand our ability to serve the high reliability market."

Bradford has served on the board of Minco since May 2010 and has over twenty five years of direct sales, sales management, marketing, and business development experience in the semiconductor industry. Most recently Bradford was the senior vice president of worldwide sales for Entropic Communications, where he oversaw the doubling of revenue over a two year period. Prior to this, Bradford held various executive positions at Freescale Semiconductor, most recently as senior vice president - Americas, sales and marketing and global distribution, where he improved sales force effectiveness and grew direct and channel sales through demand creation focused programs. Prior to Freescale Semiconductor, Bradford served as senior vice president, sales and marketing for ON Semiconductor, where he rebuilt the global sales and marketing team. Previously, Bradford spent over 10 years at Cypress Semiconductor in a variety of senior positions, including vice president of European sales and marketing. He began his semiconductor sales career with Texas Instruments.

Bradford holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and an M.S. in Management from the University of Alabama.

"I'm excited to be leading the Minco team at this time," said Bradford. "Minco has a strong legacy serving the high reliability market, with many untapped capabilities to expand our support & offerings for key customers going forward."

Former CEO Don Potter, who has been with the company since 1982, served as president since 1991 & CEO since 2010, has announced his retirement and will be leaving the company effective January 20th.

"Don's contributions have been instrumental in establishing Minco as a leader in die processing, packaging, test & distribution," said Kolerus. "We wish Don well in his new endeavors."

About Minco Technology Labs

Minco, headquartered in Austin, Texas, is a fab-less assembler, processor and value-added distributor of mission critical semiconductors and components used in military and aerospace applications as well as medical equipment, down-hole drilling equipment and other applications requiring high-reliability components. Minco's products include cutting edge technology, as well as hard to find, obsolete high reliability products for multiple applications. The Company's products are used in both new sub assemblies as well as in the replacement market.

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