SOURCE: Merix Corporation

May 01, 2008 17:34 ET

Steven N. Lach Becomes VP of North American Operations for Merix Corporation

BEAVERTON, OR--(Marketwire - May 1, 2008) - Merix Corporation (NASDAQ: MERX) announced today that Steven N. Lach has joined Merix as its Vice President of North American Operations. Mr. Lach, age 46, most recently was Senior Vice President of North American PCB Operations for Sanmina-SCI Corporation. Prior to Sanmina-SCI, Mr. Lach served as President of Photocircuits and held leadership positions at both Viasystems/AT&T Microelectronics and Continental Circuits where he led the successful integration of Continental Circuits into HADCO. Mr. Lach holds a degree in Business Management and Finance from the University of Nevada.

Michael D. Burger, President and CEO of Merix, commented, "Steve has a phenomenal reputation in our industry with our vendors and with our customer base. He brings over 25 years' experience in PCBs to Merix and his considerable talent will provide great strength to our operations team."

"The PCB industry is always challenging," said Steve Lach. "Helping Merix meet the challenges and achieve its potential is a great opportunity that I couldn't pass up."

Merix is a leading manufacturer of technologically advanced, multilayer, rigid printed circuit boards for use in sophisticated electronic equipment. Merix provides quick-turn prototype, pre-production and volume board production to its customers. Principal markets served by Merix include communications and networking, computing and peripherals, industrial and medical, defense and aerospace, and automotive end markets in the electronics industry. Additional corporate information is available at www.merix.com.

Contact Information

  • Merix Investor Relations Contact:
    Allen Muhich
    Vice President, Finance & Investor Relations
    503.716.3667