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Lean Stream Announces Alex Malek As Vice President

Sep 20, 2006

Lean Stream, a manufacturer's representative and distributor of electronics manufacturing systems in Silicon Valley, has announced Alex Malek as Vice President of Business Development. In his new role, Mr. Malek will be responsible for implementing customer programs for greater asset velocity; management of strategic and global accounts; and development of business partnerships for Lean Stream.

"I am excited about the possibilities with having Alex Malek's world-class asset management expertise in providing greater agility and speed at lower cost of ownership for our customers", said Robert Jones, President of Lean Stream. "We look forward to his contributions and insights into our business."

Mr. Malek previously was Sr. Global Commodity Manager for Sanmina-SCI Corp. responsible for Capital Equipment and Assets for EMS, PCB, and Enclosure Plants, globally. He was also responsible for introducing best in class high performance equipment to achieve top quality and increased process capabilities. Mr. Malek brings over 20 years of supply chain management, quality management, and manufacturing engineering roles with such companies as Asyst Technologies, Lucent Technologies, SanDisk, Silicon Graphics, and Sun Microsystems.

"I am excited and pleased to join Lean Stream. I believe that with the combination of Lean Stream's innovative manufacturing solutions and my experience with global operations overall cost reductions, and management know-how we can make a significant impact to our customers' financial bottom lines." Stated Alex Malek in describing how his skill sets and Lean Stream's core competencies would complement each other to provide a best in class level of service to their customers.


Lean Stream is an added value manufacturer's representative and distributor of electronics assembly equipment, software, and supplies serving the leading N.California based electronics manufacturers in the world. Lean Stream's commitment is to deliver manufacturing systems that achieve agility and velocity at the lower total cost of ownership.

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