Santier Announces New President and CEO Kevin Cotner

Twenty-Five Year Industry Veteran to lead electronic packaging manufacturer Santier

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Aug. 8, 2013 - Santier, a leading custom electronic packaging manufacturer, today announced the promotion of Kevin Cotner as Santier's President and Chief Executive Officer effective on August 8, 2013. Mr. Cotner replaces Vim Dutt, Santier's former CEO.

 Mr. Cotner joined Santier in April 2013 as COO and brings more than 25 years of relevant industry experience to his new role. He previously served as General Manager of North American Production for Kyocera, where he enjoyed a distinguished 15-year career. Before joining Kyocera, Mr. Cotner served as Director of Manufacturing Engineering at Toshiba America and as a Program Manager at Hughes Aircraft.

"I am excited to be working with all of the talented and dedicated people at Santier, building on our success and contributing to our customers' mission-critical projects," said Cotner. "Santier is a unique company in our industry in that its capabilities range from powdered metals to finished packages. End-to-end control over production is one of the many attributes that our customers appreciate and value. We are committed to continuing to invest in our operations to ensure we can provide our customers the most advanced thermal management solutions combined with the industry's highest service levels."