Painesville, Ohio, December 1, 2010 – The position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing has
been accepted by Steven Jones to enhance Meritec’s Sales Team. Reporting to John Venaleck,
CEO, Mr. Jones will be instrumental in the continued strategic business growth of The Company.
Jones holds degrees in Electrical, Electronic Engineering and Communications. Over his 15-year
career, Steve Jones has held various sales positions in both The United Kingdom and U. S. at Young
ECC Electronics, Arrow Electronics, and A B Interconnect, a division of TT Electronics’ Group. Steve cites his core competency as “business identification and market development”.

“Spanning more than four decades of total design and build in The USA,” Mr. Venaleck confirmed,
“Meritec, and its West Coast affiliate, Joy Signal Technology, have a responsive technical base
unsurpassed in our Industry. The addition of Steve Jones’ dynamism broadens our market presence
and global reach.”

Based on discussions with Meritec’s Business Team, Jones indicated his initial focus will include
expanding Meritec’s business, strategic product development in cooperation with Meritec’s partners, and organizational development to continue Meritec’s already exemplary reputation for Customer Service and quality.

Jones noted that he is “excited to join Meritec and looks forward to contributing to the strong Meritec Leadership Team that consistently demonstrates both technical and product superiority in Industry endeavors ranging from Standards’ bodies through Customer-unique interconnect solutions.”

Steve Jones can be reached by e-mail at or by phone (440) 354-2100, Extension 209.

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