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TTI, Inc. Promotes Glenn Smith to CEO, Mouser Electronics

FORT WORTH, TX - August 20, 2004 - TTI, Inc. today announced the promotion of Glenn Smith to President and CEO of TTI’s Mouser Electronics subsidiary. Smith has served as Mouser president since 1988 and has been instrumental in leading the company since TTI’s acquisition of the catalog distributor in 2000. 

In the announcement,Paul Andrews, TTI Chairman and CEO, expressed his appreciation for Smith’s leadership efforts since the acquisition of Mouser, “Glenn has done an outstanding job of leading Mouser through the integration of Mouser Electronics into the TTI family. His leadership has made that transition seamless, and has enabled Mouser to grow significantly while at the same time reorganizing Mouser’s operations through a major expansion program.” Smith directed the planning and building of a major new facility, managing the move from several Mouser facilities into the new building without interruption to its substantial growth or to its superior service level.  “Today we are planning another expansion program to accommodate Mouser’s extraordinary growth as the company has outperformed our best expectations.  Glenn has led the Mouser team, demonstrating his acuity throughout the organization, from marketing to systems to operations. His leadership in guiding the entire business entity has been a major factor in Mouser’s ongoing success.”

Smith joined Mouser in 1973, as a part-time warehouse employee while attending college near the company headquarters in San Diego,California. He has held various positions throughout his tenure at Mouser in technical sales, catalog production and purchasing, Smith was promoted to Director of Marketing and Logistics in 1980, and was elevated to Vice President of Marketing and Information Technology in 1983.  When promoted to Senior VP and General Manager in 1985 Smith assumed the responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the company.  Smith was instrumental in relocating Mouser Electronics from San Diego to Mansfield,Texas, in 1986, and two years later was named company president after the unexpected death of the Mouser founder.  Smith continued to lead the company as president through the acquisition by TTI in 2000, until being named President and CEO of TTI/Mouser today.

TTI, Inc. is a leading interconnect, passives and electromechanical products specialist with offices in 43 major markets in the United States,Canada,Mexico,Europe and Asia. Mouser Electronics is a TTI subsidiary and is a broadline electronics distributor offering catalog services throughout North America.  For more information, visit the TTI Web site, or contact Cathy Walensky,