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PARK ELECTROCHEMICAL CORP. ANNOUNCES
APPOINTMENT OF DOUG LEYS AS VICE PRESIDENT AND SENIOR TECHNOLOGIST
Melville, New York, Wednesday, January
26, 2011......Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE-PKE) announced the
appointment of W. Douglas Leys as Vice President and Senior
Technologist. In this new position, Mr. Leys will report to Christopher
T. Mastrogiacomo, Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing of Park
Prior to this appointment, Mr. Leys was Director of Advanced Material Applications of Park Electrochemical Corp. since May 2010. Prior to May 2010, Mr. Leys had been Director of Research and Development of Park since January 2007 and Director of Technology of Park from April 1990 to January 2007. Prior to joining Park, Mr. Leys had been Technology Manager at Hercules Incorporated from August 1985 to April 1990; and prior to 1985 he had been a process engineer at The Mica Corp. from June 1983 to January 1985 and at Fortin Laminators from February 1982 to June 1983 and held various positions with Fortin Laminators from 1972 to 1982. Mr. Leys received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from National University in San Diego, California.
Park Electrochemical Corp. is a global advanced materials company which develops and manufactures high-technology digital and RF/microwave printed circuit materials principally for the telecommunications and internet infrastructure and high-end computing markets and advanced composite materials, parts and assemblies for the aerospace markets. Park’s core capabilities are in the areas of polymer chemistry formulation and coating technology. The Company’s manufacturing facilities are located in Singapore, China, France, Connecticut, Kansas, Arizona, California and Washington.
Additional corporate information is available on the Company’s web site at www.parkelectro.com.