TT electronics Announces New Managing Director For IMS' United Kingdom Facilities

Weybridge, United Kingdom, October 15, 2009 - TT electronics -integrated manufacturing services, a leading provider of comprehensive electronics design, manufacturing and product management services, announced today the appointment of Gary Allen to Managing Director for TT electronics integrated manufacturing services' plants in Rogerstone, South Wales and Aylesbury, England.

Mr. Allen will be responsible for overseeing the site's daily operations while designing and executing regional sales strategies across Europe.

Mr. Allen possesses more than 23 years experience in management and business development, including over 18 years with Thales Avionics Limited UK, a global leader in innovative products and services targeting the aerospace, defence and transportation sectors. Prior to joining TT electronics, Mr. Allen served as Sales & Commercial Director for Surface Technology Limited, managing external sales, marketing and off-shore procurement strategies.

The appointment of Mr. Allen fills a key strategic role in the company's current global business plan. In 2008, the company announced the formation of its integrated manufacturing services division, uniting the strengths of five electronic manufacturing services businesses strategically located around the world to service its growing worldwide customer base. The move created the biggest UK owned global electronic manufacturing services (EMS) organization and the 25th biggest EMS operation in the world according to Manufacturing Market Insider.

"We are pleased to announce Mr. Allen's appointment", John Molloy, Divisional Chief Executive for TT electronics integrated manufacturing services, commented. "His knowledge and understanding of the electronic manufacturing services industry will enhance our current business model and maximize the value of our global footprint. His addition to our company is evidence of our continued commitment to attracting outstanding talent as we build for the future."

A TT electronics-integrated manufacturing service is an award-winning provider of comprehensive electronics design, manufacturing and product management services to global electronic and technology companies. With more than 1500 employees and five global manufacturing sites strategically located across the United Kingdom, North America and Asia, TT electronics-integrated manufacturing services provides comprehensive, customized solutions to companies in the medical, telecommunications, aerospace/defence, industrial/commercial and print sectors.

TT electronics-integrated manufacturing services is an internationally accredited company achieving numerous key quality standards including, BS EN ISO 9000: 2000 Quality Systems Management, BS EN ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems, BSI kite mark - IPC-A-610D (class 3).