Patrick Sweeney Selected as New Chairman of Key Tronic Corporation


Patrick Sweeney Selected as New Chairman ofKey Tronic Corporation

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Key Tronic Corporation (NAS: KTCC) , a provider of electronic manufacturing services (EMS), today announced the selection of Patrick Sweeney as its new Chairman of the Board.

Patrick Sweeney has served as a Director of the Company since July 2000 and as Chairman of the Audit Committee since 2001. Prior to joining Key Tronic, he was President and CEO of Hadco Corporation and held other senior management positions at Hadco, Wang and Digital Equipment Corporation. Mr. Sweeney replaces Mr. Dale F. Pilz, who served as Chairman of the Board since 2000 and will serve as Director Emeritus until October 2013.

"At this exciting time in the company's history, I am pleased and honored to be selected as Key Tronic's new Chairman of the Board," said Mr. Sweeney. "With our combination of world-class engineering, global logistics and world-class production capabilities, we're optimistic about the opportunities for continued growth and increasing profitability over the long term. On behalf of the Board of Directors, I want to thank Dale for his many years of service to the company."

About Key Tronic

Key Tronic is a leading contract manufacturer offering value-added design and manufacturing services from its facilities in the United States, Mexico and China. The Company provides its customers full engineering services, materials management, worldwide manufacturing facilities, assembly services, in-house testing, and worldwide distribution. Its customers include some of the world's leading original equipment manufacturers. For more information about Key Tronic visit:

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Key Tronic Corporation
Ron Klawitter, Chief Financial Officer, 509-927-5295
Michael Newman, Investor Relations, 206-729-3625

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