Richardson Electronics, Ltd. Strengthens Resources

LaFox, IL, Tuesday, October 5, 2017 – Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL) announced today the addition of a new Director of Business Development in Canada for the Power & Microwave Technologies (“PMT”) Business Unit, effective October 16, 2017. PMT encompasses Richardson Electronics’ existing Electron Device Group (“EDG”) and adds new technologies and engineered solutions for the power conversion and RF and microwave markets.

Adrian Kurup brings a highly valued 20+ Years of RF and Wireless Sales Experience to the Richardson Team. He began his electronics career during his service with the Indian Airforce in Avionics and Telecom engineering. In 1995-1998 he worked for Richardson Electronics Canada as a DSM. During his career he has successfully managed regions for several electronics organizations like Cain Sweet, Co, Mini- Circuits and TST – Technology, as well as was responsible for Technical Sales and Marketing for Canada and India. Most recently, from 2012 to date, he worked for Richardson RFPD as Technical Sales and Marketing Manager, where he has grown the business each year.

“We are excited to have Adrian join the Richardson Team as his market knowledge and experience in the Demand Creation and Engineering solutions sales, will be instrumental for the continued growth and development of our key markets in Canada,” says Greg Peloquin, EVP of the Power and Microwave Division of Richardson.

About Richardson Electronics, Ltd.

Richardson Electronics, Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered solutions, power grid and microwave tubes and related consumables; high value displays, flat panel detector solutions and replacement parts for diagnostic imaging equipment; and customized display solutions. We serve customers in the alternative energy, healthcare, aviation, broadcast, communications, industrial, marine, medical, military, scientific and semiconductor markets. The Company’s strategy is to provide specialized technical expertise and “engineered solutions” based on our core engineering and manufacturing capabilities. The Company provides solutions and adds value through design-in support, systems integration, prototype design and manufacturing, testing, logistics, and aftermarket technical service and repair through its global infrastructure. More information is available online at

Richardson Electronics common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol RELL.