OE Solutions appoints Moon Soo Park as chief technical officer and Mike Fukatsu as director of sales and marketing

February 16, 2005

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SANTA ANA, Calif. -- OE Solutions America, Inc., a global supplier of high performance optoelectronic transceiver solutions for optical communications, today announced the appointment of Dr. Moon Soo Park as Chief Technical Officer. Based in Santa Ana, CA, he will be responsible for providing technical vision for the company and overseeing all product development.

With over 20 years in the optical communications sector, Park brings a wealth of experience to OE Solutions. Most recently, he was the technical manager for advanced transceiver products at Optical Communication Products, Inc. Previously he was a DMTS at Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories and technical manager for transponder development at Agere Systems. Park was also Technical Director at Samsung Electronics, responsible for overseeing development of transceivers, AWG and EDFA development.

“Moon Soo’s experience and expertise in optical module development is truly an asset to our company” said Dr. YK Park, Founder, President and CEO of OE Solutions. “His knowledge and innovative ideas will provide the technical leadership necessary to become a global leader in the high performance optical transceiver market.”

Dr, Ahn Goo Choo, Chief Operating Officer and Co-founder of OE Solutions commented, “Moon Soo’s technical leadership is a perfect fit with our high-volume, low-cost infrastructure. He brings years of experience in creating high-performance designs that are also fit for a high-volume manufacturing environment.”

In a separate release:

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- OE Solutions America, Inc., a global supplier of high performance optoelectronic transceiver solutions for optical communications, today announced the appointment of Mike Fukatsu as Director of Sales and Marketing. In his new role, Fukatsu will be responsible for OE Solutions’ strategic marketing, global marketing communications, as well as Sales operations in North America and Europe. He will be based at the company’s US headquarters in Santa Ana, CA.

Fukatsu brings a number of years of product management experience to OE Solutions and a proven track record of successful product launches. Most recently, Fukatsu was a Product Line Manager at Optical Communication Products, Inc., responsible for a numerous lines of transceiver and discrete modules, including OCP’s long-wave VCSEL technology. Prior to OCP, he was a product manager at Agere Systems (formerly Lucent Technologies Microelectronics Group) responsible for all 10Gb/s 300-pin transponder products. Additionally, Fukatsu has managed head-end CATV transmission equipment from Ortel Corporation and fiber optic test and measurement equipment from Newport Corporation.

“Mike’s experience with transceivers in the communications markets will help us focus our strategic direction even further” said Dr. YK Park, President and CEO of OE Solutions. “His technical background coupled with his wealth of experience in the global optical module market will be a key factor in leading us to reach our near- and long-term objectives.”

Fukatsu commented, “I am very happy to join OE Solutions at this point in time. The optical transceiver market is very competitive and to remain a long-term player, companies must lower their cost structure without sacrificing quality or performance. The OES product portfolio does exactly this, by pushing the envelope of high-performance transceiver applications, while maintaining a highly competitive cost structure by utilizing a manufacturing infrastructure based in Gwangju, Korea.”

OE Solutions America Inc.

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