August 14, 2007

Source: Tyco Electronics Ltd.

BERWYN, Pa., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL)(BSX: TEL) has named Steve Mitchell as vice president of the company's AMP NETCONNECT business in its network solutions segment. In this capacity, Mitchell leads the global AMP NETCONNECT team, with sales, marketing, product management and development reporting to him. This business develops, manufactures, and supplies a comprehensive range of communications infrastructure systems and products for customer-owned networks in market segments including government, education, healthcare, finance, manufacturing, residential, power and technology. AMP NETCONNECT's full spectrum of industry-leading products combines with superior customer service -- making the business a single-source system provider to meet a wide range of communications infrastructure needs for local and global customers.

Mitchell reports to Alan Clarke, president of the Network Solutions segment. He will work out of the Tyco Electronics offices in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Before being named to this position at Tyco Electronics, Mitchell served for several years as vice president of sales, global marketing and customer service for ADC Telecommunications. Prior to that, he spent 13 years in several management positions at Marconi Communications -- including vice president of sales for major markets, vice president of sales for access systems, and vice president of sales for strategic accounts and emerging markets. He began his career with Burndy Corporation and JJM Sales.


Tyco Electronics Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions and wireless systems, with 2006 sales of US$12.8 billion to customer locations in more than 150 countries. Tyco Electronics designs, manufactures and markets products for customers in industries from automotive, appliances and aerospace and defense to telecommunications, computers and consumer electronics. With over 8,000 engineers and worldwide manufacturing, sales and customer service capabilities, Tyco Electronics' commitment is its customers' advantage. More information on Tyco Electronics can be found at

SOURCE: Tyco Electronics Ltd.

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