Rideout Joins SCI as Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Apr 25, 2001, 01:00 ET from SCI Systems, Inc.

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- SCI Systems, Inc. (NYSE:   SCI)
 announced today that Dewayne E. Rideout has joined SCI as its new Senior Vice
 President of Human Resources.  Dewayne will be based in Huntsville and report
 to Robert C. Bradshaw, the Company's President and Chief Operating Officer.
     Mr. Rideout has over 20 years of global human resources experience in the
 technology and service industries.  Prior to accepting his position at SCI,
 Rideout was the Human Resource leader for Lucent's microelectronics business
 and played a major role in the spin-off of the division and subsequent
 successful public offering of Agere Systems.  Before joining Lucent
 Technologies, he was the HR leader for Gateway Computers.  Mr. Rideout is a
 graduate of Juniata College where he received his B.S. in Business
 Administration and has also had additional graduate work at Lehigh University
 and the University of Minnesota.
     In his new capacity at SCI, Rideout will focus on enhancing the overall
 capability of Human Resources and will help build a people philosophy and HR
 infrastructure that leverages SCI's strengths well into the future.  He will
 also support a high-performance culture that makes SCI the employer of choice
 in the EMS industry.
     "SCI is fortunate and I am delighted Dewayne Rideout has joined us as this
 further underscores our continued commitment towards building a diverse world-
 class capability throughout SCI," stated Robert Bradshaw, President and Chief
 Operating Officer.  "Dewayne's experience and capabilities will add additional
 strength to the SCI executive management team."
 
     SCI Systems, Inc.
     SCI Systems, Inc. is a world-class provider of Manufacturing and Supply
 Chain Services.  SCI delivers supply chain solutions through its global reach,
 dedication, quality, efficiency, and total commitment to customer service.
 The company continues to pioneer new and innovative end-to-end services
 through its commitment to being the leading e-enabled EMS services provider.
 SCI -- THE e-EMS COMPANY(TM) is dedicated to providing manufacturing and
 related services for the new millennium.  SCI is publicly traded on the New
 York Stock Exchange under the symbol SCI.  The company, headquartered in
 Huntsville, Alabama, operates 51 facilities located in 19 countries.  SCI
 employs more than 35,000 people.
 
     This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks
 and uncertainties, which may affect SCI Systems' prospects, and results of
 operation relating to, among other things, increasing and maintaining the
 subscriber base, future demand and supply in the wireless data communications
 market, plans and timing for the introduction of products and services and
 changes in technology.  When used in this press release, the words "plan,"
 "expect," and "believe" and similar expressions generally identify forward-
 looking statements.  These statements reflect current expectations.  No
 assurance can be given that the forward-looking statements contained in this
 press release will be realized.
 
     SCI is a registered trademark of SCI Systems, Inc.  SCI - THE e-EMS
 COMPANY is a servicemark of SCI Systems, Inc.  Other brands and product names
 are trademarks of their respective owners.  SCI is not responsible for
 inadvertent errors.
 
     CONTACT: Jim Moylan
              Chief Financial Officer
              SCI Systems, Inc.
              256-882-4116
 
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SOURCE SCI Systems, Inc.
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- SCI Systems, Inc. (NYSE:   SCI)
 announced today that Dewayne E. Rideout has joined SCI as its new Senior Vice
 President of Human Resources.  Dewayne will be based in Huntsville and report
 to Robert C. Bradshaw, the Company's President and Chief Operating Officer.
     Mr. Rideout has over 20 years of global human resources experience in the
 technology and service industries.  Prior to accepting his position at SCI,
 Rideout was the Human Resource leader for Lucent's microelectronics business
 and played a major role in the spin-off of the division and subsequent
 successful public offering of Agere Systems.  Before joining Lucent
 Technologies, he was the HR leader for Gateway Computers.  Mr. Rideout is a
 graduate of Juniata College where he received his B.S. in Business
 Administration and has also had additional graduate work at Lehigh University
 and the University of Minnesota.
     In his new capacity at SCI, Rideout will focus on enhancing the overall
 capability of Human Resources and will help build a people philosophy and HR
 infrastructure that leverages SCI's strengths well into the future.  He will
 also support a high-performance culture that makes SCI the employer of choice
 in the EMS industry.
     "SCI is fortunate and I am delighted Dewayne Rideout has joined us as this
 further underscores our continued commitment towards building a diverse world-
 class capability throughout SCI," stated Robert Bradshaw, President and Chief
 Operating Officer.  "Dewayne's experience and capabilities will add additional
 strength to the SCI executive management team."
 
     SCI Systems, Inc.
     SCI Systems, Inc. is a world-class provider of Manufacturing and Supply
 Chain Services.  SCI delivers supply chain solutions through its global reach,
 dedication, quality, efficiency, and total commitment to customer service.
 The company continues to pioneer new and innovative end-to-end services
 through its commitment to being the leading e-enabled EMS services provider.
 SCI -- THE e-EMS COMPANY(TM) is dedicated to providing manufacturing and
 related services for the new millennium.  SCI is publicly traded on the New
 York Stock Exchange under the symbol SCI.  The company, headquartered in
 Huntsville, Alabama, operates 51 facilities located in 19 countries.  SCI
 employs more than 35,000 people.
 
     This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks
 and uncertainties, which may affect SCI Systems' prospects, and results of
 operation relating to, among other things, increasing and maintaining the
 subscriber base, future demand and supply in the wireless data communications
 market, plans and timing for the introduction of products and services and
 changes in technology.  When used in this press release, the words "plan,"
 "expect," and "believe" and similar expressions generally identify forward-
 looking statements.  These statements reflect current expectations.  No
 assurance can be given that the forward-looking statements contained in this
 press release will be realized.
 
     SCI is a registered trademark of SCI Systems, Inc.  SCI - THE e-EMS
 COMPANY is a servicemark of SCI Systems, Inc.  Other brands and product names
 are trademarks of their respective owners.  SCI is not responsible for
 inadvertent errors.
 
     CONTACT: Jim Moylan
              Chief Financial Officer
              SCI Systems, Inc.
              256-882-4116
 
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                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X77276953
 
 
 
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