Craig Muhlhauser Appointed to Celestica's Board of Directors

    TORONTO, Aug. 8 /CNW/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global
provider of innovative electronics manufacturing services (EMS), today
announced that Craig Muhlhauser, President and Chief Executive Officer, has
been appointed to the company's Board of Directors, effective immediately.
    Mr. Muhlhauser has served as Celestica's President and Chief Executive
Officer since November 2006. Prior to that, he was the company's President and
Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Business Development.
Throughout his career, Mr. Muhlhauser has worked in a range of industries
spanning the consumer, industrial, communications, automotive and aerospace
and defense sectors.

    About Celestica

    Celestica is dedicated to providing innovative electronics manufacturing
services that accelerate our customers' success. Through our efficient global
manufacturing and supply chain network in Asia, Europe and the Americas, we
deliver competitive advantage to companies in the computing, communications,
consumer, industrial, and aerospace and defense sectors. Our 42,000 employees
share a proud history of proven expertise and creativity that provides our
customers with the flexibility to overcome any challenge.
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of operating results among periods; inability to retain or grow our business
due to execution problems resulting from significant headcount reductions,
plant closures and product transfer associated with major restructuring
activities; the effects of price competition and other business and
competitive factors generally affecting the EMS industry; the challenges of
effectively managing our operations during uncertain economic conditions; our
dependence on a limited number of customers; our dependence on industries
affected by rapid technological change; the challenge of responding to
lower-than-expected customer demand; our ability to successfully manage our
international operations; and delays in the delivery and/or general
availability of various components used in the manufacturing process. These
and other risks and uncertainties and factors are discussed in the Company's
various public filings at and, including our Form
20-F and subsequent reports on Form 6-K filed with the Securities and Exchange
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