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Vishay Names New Executive VP

8/18/2003

Edited by PETech Staff

Vishay Names New Executive VP

Vishay Intertechnology Inc. has promoted Glyndwr Smith to executive vice president. He begins the new position immediately.

“Glyndwr Smith has been with Vishay for almost 30 years in many capacities, including marketing, sales, and management of corporate growth through strategic acquisitions,” said Dr. Felix Zandman, Vishay's chairman and CEO. “I have utmost confidence in his abilities to help Vishay continue its growth and innovation.”

In addition to serving in his new position of executive vice president, market intelligence, Smith will remain assistant to the CEO. He is also chairman of the board of Siliconix Inc., an 80.4%-owned subsidiary of Vishay.

Smith represents Vishay in many industry association positions, including EIA treasurer, ECA past chairman, and director of the EDS and ECTC conferences. He also serves as principal Vishay spokesperson to the public and press, providing information on Vishay's products, applications, technology directions, and markets.

For more information, visit www.vishay.com.

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