Shure Adds Chester Trocha to Executive Staff

[ATTACH=CONFIG]197347.vB5-legacyid=7954[/ATTACH]NILES, IL, Sept. 5, 2013—Shure Incorporated today announced that Chester Trocha joined the Company as its Senior Vice President of Operations. Chester joins Shure from Zebra Technologies, a manufacturer of thermal printers, where he was Vice President of Global Supply Chain for the last seven years.

In his more than 30 years of manufacturing experience, Trocha has successfully developed Operations organizations for public and privately-held companies. He has been involved with global manufacturing and distribution; strategic planning; global supply chain; mergers and acquisitions; talent and leadership development; development of a corporate sales and operations planning process; the development, implementation, and expansion of manufacturing requirements planning systems; lean manufacturing; and improvements in product quality.

As Senior Vice President of Operations, he will lead Shure’s Operations Division and have full responsibility for all of the Company’s global Operations functions, including manufacturing plants, Corporate Quality, process and tool design engineering, global supply chain, product conformance, and global facilities. He will also provide strategic counsel as a member of the Executive Staff.

“It’s an honor to have Chester on our team,” said Sandy LaMantia, Shure President and CEO. “He brings a proven track record of success as well as extensive manufacturing experience to our Company, which will provide us with continuous improvement of our worldwide Operations.”

Trocha has a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration from San Jose State University.

About Shure Incorporated
Founded in 1925, Shure Incorporated ([url][/url]) is widely acknowledged as the world’s leading manufacturer of microphones and audio electronics. Over the years, the Company has designed and produced many high-quality professional and consumer audio products that have become legendary for performance, reliability, and value. Shure’s diverse product line includes world-class wired microphones, wireless microphone systems, in-ear personal monitoring systems, conferencing and discussion systems, networked audio systems, award-winning earphones and headphones, and top-rated phonograph cartridges. Today, Shure products are the first choice whenever audio performance is a top priority.

Shure Incorporated is headquartered in Niles, Illinois, in the United States. The Company also has regional sales and marketing headquarters in Eppingen, Germany, and Hong Kong, China, with more than 30 additional manufacturing facilities and regional sales offices throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia.