Merix Names Michael Burger as New CEO


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Merix Corporation announced today that Michael D. Burger has accepted the Company's offer to become President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Merix effective April 30, 2007. Mr. Burger, age 48, is currently President of the Components Business Unit of Flextronics Corporation. Prior to joining Flextronics, Mr. Burger served as President and a member of the board of directors of ZiLOG Corporation and, earlier, as the Vice President and Managing Director of National Semiconductor's Asia Pacific Division based in Hong Kong. He holds an engineering degree from New Mexico State University and pursued postgraduate work in business from Stanford University.William C. McCormick, Chairman of the Merix Board of Directors and acting Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are delighted that Michael has decided to join us. Michael's background and success in building high technology businesses and his significant China experience make him a great fit for Merix. The Board of Directors is confident that Michael will provide great leadership for our existing strong executive team." "Merix has a great reputation in the high-end printed circuit board business and a remarkable opportunity to grow its global reach and technologies," said Michael Burger. "I am enthusiastic about the opportunity to join the Company and its management team and help Merix realize its considerable potential." About Merix Merix is a leading manufacturer of technologically advanced, multilayer, rigid printed circuit boards for use in sophisticated electronic equipment. Merix provides quick-turn prototype, pre-production and volume board production to its customers. Principal markets served by Merix include data communications and wireless telecommunications, automotive, high-end computing, and test and measurement end markets in the electronics industry. Additional corporate information is available on the internet at www.merix.com .

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