|ZYGO APPOINTS WESTERN REGIONAL MANAGER|
MIDDLEFIELD, CONNECTICUT - (December 9, 1999) Zygo Corporation (NASDAQ:ZIGO) today announced the appointment of Brad D. Andersen to region manager of its Western Sales and Service Region based in Sunnyvale, California. The appointment is effective immediately.
"Mr. Andersen's extensive background in metrology for the semiconductor and data storage industries, combined with his proven management skills will serve him well as he continues to expand ZYGO's sales and service operations in the Western United States," said Brian Monti, vice president worldwide sales and service for Zygo Corporation. "In his new position, Mr. Andersen will take charge of ZYGO's Western sales, service, and application engineering organizations and continue our emphasis of developing application-specific solutions that better serve the metrology and automation needs of our semiconductor, data storage, optical, and industrial customers."
Mr. Andersen has held various sales and sales management positions, including positions with Tegal and Veeco Corporations prior to joining Zygo Corporation in 1999. He resides in San Francisco, California.
Zygo Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets high performance measurement and yield improvement instruments, systems, and accessories used in high technology industries. The Company is headquartered in Middlefield, Connecticut, and also has operations in Asslar, Germany; Longmont, Colorado; and in Newbury Park, Sunnyvale, and Simi Valley, California.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, which reflect the Company's current judgment on certain issues. Because such statements apply to future events, they are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially. Important factors which could cause actual results to differ materially are described in the Company's reports on Form 10-K and 10-Q on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission.