Rocket EMS Names Marla Sanchez CEO and Executive Director


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Rocket EMS today announces the appointment of Marla Sanchez as CEO and Executive Director. She Sanchez will succeed Craig Acuri, who is no longer with the company.

"Rocket is uniquely positioned as a high value manufacturer of complex boards in the Silicon Valley area. I’m very excited about the opportunity as we focus the talent of the team on key growth opportunities that are now available to Rocket," Sanchez commented.

Sanchez has BS and MS degrees from Stanford University and an MBA from Santa Clara University. Her professional experience has primarily focused upon business processes and operational finance, at several high tech companies, such as Motorola, AMD, VLSI, and SDL. Sanchez served as the CFO at Avanex prior to founding InSite Partners, a high-tech investment firm. She has also served on several Boards.

Dr. Jo S. Major is joining the Board of Rocket as Chairman. "I am eager to help guide Rocket to a new level of success and look forward to working with such an experienced team," commented Dr. Major. "InSite welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with Rocket on new opportunities and to broaden the relationship between the two companies."

Dr. Major has an extensive record of global integration and restructuring. This experience includes internal and acquisition expertise in product development and introduction, especially with regard to driving the development of highly differentiated products from the design stage to manufacturing.

"We at Rocket have spent a considerable amount of time getting to know Marla, and are quite confident that she brings the management acumen to drive Rocket to the next level of corporate success. We’ve built a strong technical platform for advanced manufacturing and are thrilled about Marla’s vision for developing and expanding the company," stated Michael Kottke, the founder and executive vice president of operations.

About Rocket EMS

Rocket EMS, based in San Jose, California, is an electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company specializing in a full suite of new product introduction (NPI) and production services to fast-growth, high-technology companies. Rocket is a full service partner, delivering ultra-quick-turn (24 – 48 hours) manufacturing of printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs), layout and complementary value-add services. The Company’s core team has a proven track record of investing in and utilizing advanced technology, equipment and software to manufacture customer products rapidly with the highest quality.

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