NEENAH, WI, December 9, 2014 - Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ: PLXS), today announced that its Board of Directors nominated Joann Eisenhart for election to the board at the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on February 18, 2015. Dr. Eisenhart is Senior Vice President-Human Resources, Facilities and Philanthropy at Northwestern Mutual, a financial services and insurance provider. She was Senior Vice President-Human Resources, Worldwide Manager and Operational Support at Pfizer Inc., a global biopharmaceutical company, from 2008 until 2011. Prior to joining Pfizer in 2001, Dr. Eisenhart held various leadership positions at Rohm & Haas Company, a specialty chemical company, including Human Resources Director and Senior Research Scientist. She also serves on the Board of Advisors for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Chemistry and the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross of Southeastern Wisconsin.
Dean Foate, Chairman, President and CEO, commented, "I am delighted that Joann has been nominated to join the Plexus Board of Directors. Joann's broad management experience in developing leaders and building accountable, high performance organizations will augment and strengthen the team of seasoned directors on our Board. I look forward to benefitting from Joann's experience and judgment as we execute our strategies to differentiate Plexus with talented people deeply passionate about driving growth through Customer Service Excellence."
Dr. Eisenhart earned a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison; she also earned both an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Development from Fielding Graduate University.
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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.
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