PartnerTech: Telecom infrastructure has new head

PartnerTech: Telecom infrastructure has new head Silvano Bilich, who has 22 years of experience in the telecom industry and several years of experience in contract manufacturing, will take over on August 26 as head of PartnerTech AB's telecom infrastructure business unit. Bilich's most recent position was as a business developer at MSI Cellnet Investment B.V. in Amsterdam. He has many years of experience as manager of several different development projects at both Telia International and the Comviq Group. PartnerTech president Mikael Jonson comments, "The telecom industry is undergoing a major transformation. Thus, Bilich's solid background as a top-level manager in the telecom industry and in contract manufacturing will make PartnerTech an even stronger company." PartnerTech AB develops and manufactures electronics products under contract for leading growth companies, primarily in the telecom infrastructure, IT/mechatronics, and medical technology segments. The company, which has some 1,150 employees in Sweden and abroad, is quoted on the O list of the Stockholm Stock Exchange. For further information: www.partnertech.se For additional information, please contact: Mikael Jonson, President, PartnerTech AB, phone +46 (0)70 678 1001 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/08/19/20020819BIT00040/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/08/19/20020819BIT00040/wkr0002.pdf

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PartnerTech develops and manufactures products under contract for leading companies, primarily in Defense and Maritime, Industry, Information Technology, MedTech and Instrumentation, CleanTech and Point of Sale Applications. With upwards of 1,300 employees at its plants in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Poland, the UK, the United States and China, PartnerTech reports annual sales of more than SEK 2 billion. PartnerTech AB (www.partnertech.com), the parent company, has its head office in Vellinge, Sweden, and is listed on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm Exchange.