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Plexus Announces VP of Global Human Resources
Feb 15, 2008 (06:02 AM EST)


NEENAH, Wis., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Plexus Corp. today announced that Joseph E. Mauthe will assume the role of VP of Global Human Resources. Plexus Corp.'s Board of Directors has named Mr. Mauthe, 45, an officer of the corporation. In this role, Mr. Mauthe will lead the design and implementation of human resources strategies for the enterprise, including compensation, benefits, leadership development, recruiting, HR business support and HR systems and infrastructure.

Dean Foate, Chief Executive Officer of Plexus, commented, "Joe has shown himself to be an excellent leader since joining Plexus in 2007, and we look forward to his continued leadership of our global human resources organization. Joe and his HR team will work with leaders throughout the company to ensure that we always have exceptionally talented people who are able to consistently deliver extraordinary business results."

Mr. Mauthe joined Plexus in March 2007 after serving as Senior Director, Human Resources for Kimberly-Clark Corporation. In his 22 years of service at Kimberly-Clark, Mr. Mauthe held a variety of positions within the human resources function, including employee development, organizational development, benefits, operations, talent management and special projects. Mr. Mauthe earned a Bachelor of Science Degree at St. Norbert College.

About Plexus Corp. -- The Product Realization Company

Plexus ( http://www.plexus.com ) is an award-winning participant in the Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) industry, providing product design, test, manufacturing, fulfillment and aftermarket solutions to branded product companies in the Wireline/Networking, Wireless Infrastructure, Medical, Industrial/Commercial and Defense/Security/Aerospace industries.

The Company's unique Focused Factory manufacturing model and global supply chain solutions are strategically enhanced by value-added product design and engineering services. Plexus specializes in customer programs that require flexibility, scalability, technology and quality. Plexus provides award-winning customer service to more than 100 branded product companies in North America, Europe and Asia.

CONTACT: Ginger Jones, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Plexus ginger.jones@plexus.comCorp., +1-920-751-5487,

Web site: http://www.plexus.com/