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ZESTRON America Appoints Richard A. Burke as Northeast Regional Sales Manager


Manassas, VA - December 2, 2009 ZESTRON America, the world leader in high precision cleaning products and services, has appointed Richard A. Burke as Northeast Regional Sales Manager.

Mr. Burke joins the ZESTRON America team with over 23 years of professional experience in the electronics manufacturing industry as well as a B.E.T., Mechanical Engineering, from the University of New Hampshire.

Prior to joining ZESTRON America, Mr. Burke was solely responsible for establishing a US presence for Brock Electronics, a Canadian distributor of premium equipment, consumable products, software and engineering services.

For nearly 20 years, Mr. Burke held various challenging Sales and Application Engineering as well as Product Marketing Management positions at Speedline Technologies, a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of capital equipment for printed circuit board assembly lines within the electronics and semiconductor industries. In this capacity, Mr. Burke was responsible for managing the company's Electrovert's Wave, Reflow, and Cleaning product lines leading to a substantial growth in revenue in these areas.

Mr. Burke's vast core cleaning equipment and process expertise, coupled with his keen ability to understand and overcome customer challenges, is expected to have an immediate and positive impact on ZESTRON's current and future northeastern customer base. In his new role, Mr. Burke will work closely with ZESTRON's Application Technology Department to ensure that all current customer needs and expectations are met. His high ethical standards and extensive industry relationships will prove to be mutually beneficial for all of ZESTRON's customers and business partners alike. "We are delighted to have Rich as part of our rapidly expanding team. His vast experience and commitment to cu stomer satisfaction will certainly complement our world class customer support," says Michael McCutchen, Manager, Sales & Marketing, ZESTRON America.

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