Adtron Corporation Appoints Glenn H. Larnerd to Board of Directors
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4415 E. Cotton Center Blvd., #100
Phoenix, AZ, 85040
Press release date: September 13, 2006
Phoenix, AZ September 13, 2006 -- Flash Solid state disk manufacturer Adtron Corporation, the industry leader in delivering smart data storage solutions to the industrial marketplace, announced today the addition of Glenn Larnerd to its Board of Directors. Mr. Larnerd brings over 30 years of computer data storage industry experience with multinational corporations, including Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (NYSE:HIT) and IBM (NYSE:IBM).
"Mr. Larnerd is a valued addition to our Board of Directors," stated Robert M. Benkendorf, Adtron Chief Executive Officer. "His enthusiasm for our solid state disk offerings and his deep understanding of the operational aspects of global organizations enhances Adtron's abilities to respond to our demanding markets and the phenomenal growth that we are experiencing."
"I look forward to working with my fellow board members at Adtron to achieve the company's global strategic directives," stated Glenn Larnerd. "As we focus on the international business climate, Adtron is positioned to sustain its leadership in solid state disks and hard disk-based solutions for their targeted markets."
Formerly the Chief Operating Officer of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, headquartered in San Jose, California, Mr. Larnerd has extensive experience working with business leaders from many different cultures and was instrumental in developing data storage divisions in Singapore, Thailand, China and Mexico. His background in operations includes integrating key business units with development, manufacturing, sales, marketing, procurement, information technology, and quality.
About Adtron Founded in 1985, Adtron is a leading designer and global supplier of flash solid state disk solutions for the telecom, defense/aerospace, industrial automation, medical, and transportation markets. Incorporating standard form factors (2.5-inch, 3.5-inch, cPCI and ATCA) and based on proven Adtron SmartStorage(TM) framework, Adtron flash disk products are designed to meet the stringent environmental requirements of the world's most demanding industrial applications and the enhanced performance requirements for network/enterprise applications. The Adtron Quality Management System is ISO 9001:2000 certified. Adtron is headquartered in Phoenix Arizona with channels in all global markets. Learn more about Adtron at www.adtron.com.
Contacts: Bob Benkendorf CEO Tel: 602-735-0300
Wieslaw Wojtczak Director of Marketing Tel: 602-735-0323