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Paul A. Rooke Joins Plexus' Board of Directors

DATE: 13 Mar 2017

NEENAH, WI – March 13, 2017 - Plexus (NASDAQ: PLXS) today announced that its Board of Directors has increased its size to ten directors and has elected Paul A. Rooke to fill the new seat, effective immediately.

Mr. Rooke most recently served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lexmark International, Inc., a provider of document imaging and enterprise software solutions, from 2011 until 2016. Mr. Rooke also served as CEO of Lexmark from 2010 until 2011. Prior thereto, he held several leadership positions at Lexmark with increasing responsibility.

Dean Foate, Executive Chairman of the Board, commented, “I am pleased to welcome Paul to Plexus’ Board of Directors. He is an accomplished executive with a diverse background and global expertise. Paul’s experience with strategically transforming organizations to drive growth makes him a highly-qualified addition to our Board.  Paul will strengthen our team of directors and provide management valuable insight as they continue to focus on delivering profitable growth.”

Mr. Rooke holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Kentucky and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan.


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Plexus ( 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 Healthcare/Life Sciences, Industrial/Commercial, Communications and Defense/Security/Aerospace market sectors.