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Unigen Hires Industry Veteran as Director of Sales for EMS

Oct 17, 2016

Kristen Young has joined its team as Director of Sales.

Kristen Young has joined its team as Director of Sales.

Unigen Corporation, a leading global provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS), announces that Kristen Young has joined its team as Director of Sales.

In this role, Kristen is responsible for growing the EMS portion of Unigen’s business for both the Newark and Vietnam factories. Additionally, she will focus on developing and maintaining long-term business relationships, and will act as a liaison between customers and Unigen to deliver the highest quality product in a very competitive market.

“I look forward to working with such a talented and progressive manufacturing team,” said Young. Unigen is focused on growing the EMS portion of its business, and currently has three factories: Fremont, Calif.; Newark, Calif.; and Hanoi Vietnam to meet all the demands from NPI to high-volume production PCBA and system box build.

Kristen has 26 years of experience in the valley working in the electronic distribution, supply chain and EMS industry. She joins Unigen from Rocket EMS where she also was the director of sales. During her career, she has successfully grown revenue by generating a loyal customer base, and she brings a strong network of customers and suppliers in the valley to Unigen.

We are pleased that Kristen has joined the Unigen Executive team. She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in business development. We expect her to have a significant impact on the growth at Unigen,” stated President and CEO Paul Heng.


Unigen Corporation, founded in 1991, is an established leader in the design and manufacture of custom DRAM and Flash modules, and Original Design and Manufacturing, Warehousing and Device Programming services. Headquartered in Fremont, CA, the company has ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified manufacturing in California and Asia. Unigen markets its custom designed products to OEMs worldwide in embedded, industrial, networking, server, telecommunications, imaging and medical industries.

The company’s OEM services include NPI (New Product Introduction), production assembly, supply chain management, testing and post-sales support. For more information about Unigen, visit www.unigen.com.

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