Southwall Technologies names new director

Southwall Technologies Inc., a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of thin-film coatings for the electronic display, automotive glass and architectural markets, said 10 November 2005 that Mr. …

Southwall Technologies Inc., a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of thin-film coatings for the electronic display, automotive glass and architectural markets, said 10 November 2005 that Mr. Peter E. Salas has joined the company“s board of directors. Mr. Salas has been President of Dolphin Asset Management Corporation and its related companies since he founded it in 1988. Prior to establishing Dolphin, he was with J.P. Morgan Investment Management, Inc. for ten years, becoming Co-manager, Small Company Fund and Director-Small Cap Research. He received an A.B. degree from Harvard in 1976. “I am very pleased to announce the addition of Peter to our Board and am delighted that he has decided to join us,” said Thomas G. Hood, President and CEO. “Peter will bring a wealth of financial, operational, sales and marketing experience to our Company. We believe our Board, Management Team and Shareholders will benefit from Peter“s addition.”