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FEI Company (Nasdaq: FEIC), a leading provider of high-resolution imaging and analysis systems, today announced that Richard H. (Rick) Wills has been elected to the company's board of directors. Wills is the former chairman, president and chief executive officer of Tektronix, Inc., where he worked from 1979 to 2008. After worldwide experience in marketing, product development and product line management, Wills was named president and CEO in 2000 and chairman of the board in 2001.

Rick Wills Named a Director at FEI Company

Hillsboro, OR | Posted on February 23rd, 2009

"Rick's extensive experience managing a major, multi-market, global high technology company will add depth and perspective to the FEI board," commented James T. Richardson, FEI's board chairman. "We particularly welcome his experience, which parallels many of the major issues that the FEI faces as it builds on its foundation of technology leadership and global market breadth."

Wills' election increases the company's board from 10 to 11 members.

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About FEI Company
FEI (Nasdaq: FEIC) is the world leader in pioneering technologies and applications that deliver imaging solutions for 3D characterization, analysis and modification/prototyping with resolutions down to the sub-Ångström level. Our customers, working in advanced research and manufacturing, are supported by field-experienced applications specialists. They have open access to FEI’s prestigious global user network so they can succeed in accelerating nanoscale discovery and contribute to better living through new product commercialization. FEI’s NanoPorts in North America, Europe and Asia provide centers of technical excellence where our world-class community of customers and specialists collaborate on the ongoing development of new ideas and innovative solutions. FEI has sales and service operations in more than 50 countries around the world.

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