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Vishay Promotes Glyndwr Smith to Executive Vice President


 
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MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA — August 4, 2003 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH), has promoted Glyndwr Smith to Executive Vice President. He begins the new position immediately.

"Glyndwr Smith has been with Vishay for almost 30 years in many capacities, including marketing, sales, and management of corporate growth through strategic acquisitions," said Dr. Felix Zandman, Vishay's Chairman and CEO. "I have utmost confidence in his abilities to help Vishay continue its growth and innovation."

In addition to serving in his new position of Executive Vice President, Market Intelligence, Smith will remain Assistant to the CEO. He is also Chairman of the Board of Siliconix incorporated, an 80.4%-owned subsidiary of Vishay.

Smith represents Vishay in many industry association positions, including EIA Treasurer, ECA past Chairman, and director of the EDS and ECTC conferences. He also serves as principal Vishay spokesperson to the public and press, providing information on Vishay's products, applications, technology directions, and markets.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and infrared optoelectronics) and passive electronic components (resistors, inductors, and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, power supplies, and medical markets. Vishay’s product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made it a global industry leader. Vishay can be found on the Internet at www.vishay.com.

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For more information:
Media contact -  Andrew Post, Sr. Manager, Global Communications
Phone:  1.610.251.5287 
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