Michael Cole Joins Meritec as Company President

Meritec welcomes Michael Cole as company President. Coming to Meritec from TE (Tyco Electronics), Mr. Cole brings a new way of thinking. With the recent addition of CEO, Ed Weinfurtner and the acquisitions of Mold-Tech and Connectors Unlimited, Inc., Meritec is on the move. Expanding their footprint both domestically and globally.

Painesville, OH, August 30, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Meritec, a manufacturer of high-performance electrical and electronic interconnect embedded systems, connectors and cable assemblies, is pleased to announce Michael Cole has joined The Company in the position of President. Cole, a senior executive in The Electronics’ Industry, most recently with TE Connectivity (Tyco Electronics) where he led their Data Communications business as Senior Vice President and General Manager.

Mr. Cole brings a depth of global experience where he held roles in business development, operations and sales. Before TE Connectivity, he worked at Molex Inc., Georgetown Cable and AMP Inc. Mr. Cole is one of the latest new appointments at Meritec along with CEO, Ed Weinfurtner. Mr. Cole noted he is "excited to join the Meritec Organization and work to position The Company for growth by expanding its innovative technologies in the high-speed interconnect arena.”

CEO Weinfurtner said, “Michael is a proven Industry veteran, and we are thrilled to have him join us as President of Meritec. Just two weeks ago we acquired connector firms Connectors Unlimited and Xponet/Mold-Tech. Clearly, Meritec is on the move.” Celebrating 45 years serving The Global Electronics’ Market, Meritec’s founder, John T. Venaleck, presides as Chairman and Chief Technology Officer.

Michael Cole can be contacted at mcole@meritec.com or by phone at 440.354.3148 x209

About Meritec
Meritec and its West Coast affiliate, Joy Signal Technology, are signal integrity leaders and preferred vertically integrated manufacturers of high-performance electrical and electronic interconnect embedded systems and connectors, focusing in the Military, Medical and Datacom Marketplaces. With recent acquisition of Connectors Unlimited Inc. (CUI) and Mold-Tech, Meritec is rapidly expanding in The Electronic Interconnect Industry.

For more information, contact:
Jason Lippincott, phone 440.354.3148
E-mail: jlippincott@meritec.com
Jason Lippincott