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Plexus Names Steve Frisch Chief Operating Officer

NEENAH, Wis., Oct. 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ:PLXS), a leading engineering, manufacturing and aftermarket services provider, today announced the appointment of Steve Frisch, 50, to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. With his promotion to Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Frisch assumes responsibilities for Plexus’ global manufacturing and engineering operations, go-to-market, supply chain, and quality functions.

Todd Kelsey, President and CEO commented, “Steve is an experienced leader with a comprehensive knowledge of our industry and customer base. Throughout his 26-year tenure with Plexus he has built a reputation for developing talent and delivering results. In the process, he established the foundation of our EMEA strategy, refined our unique go-to-market approach and deployed key strategic initiatives throughout the enterprise. Steve is uniquely qualified to lead our global operations and build upon Plexus’ competitive advantages as we continue to execute our differentiated strategy.”

Mr. Frisch joined Plexus in 1990 as a design engineer. Since 2014, Frisch served as Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer. Prior to that, Frisch was Executive Vice President – Global Customer Services, served as Regional President – EMEA, led Plexus’ Global Engineering Solutions, and held various leadership positions across the Company. Mr. Frisch holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and technology from the Milwaukee School of Engineering, a master's degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Marquette University and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

About Plexus Corp. – The Product Realization Company

Plexus (www.plexus.com) delivers optimized Product Realization solutions through a unique Product Realization Value Stream service model. This customer-focused services model seamlessly integrates innovative product conceptualization, design, commercialization, manufacturing, fulfillment and sustaining services to deliver comprehensive end-to-end solutions for customers in the America, European and Asia-Pacific regions.

Plexus is the industry leader in servicing mid-to-low volume, higher complexity customer programs characterized by unique flexibility, technology, quality and regulatory requirements. Award-winning customer service is provided to over 140 branded product companies in the Networking/Communications, Healthcare/Life Sciences, Industrial/Commercial and Defense/Security/Aerospace market sectors.

Investor and Media Contact Susan Hanson +1.920.751.5491 susan.hanson@plexus.com

Source: Plexus