Canvys Names New Vice President & General Manager for its European Division

Donaueschingen, Germany – 2011-11-16.  Canvys, a division of Richardson Electronics, Ltd., announces Matthias Trietsch (47) as the new Vice President and General Manager for Canvys Europe.  He will lead the European headquarters and production facility and be focused on growing the customer base throughout Europe and other industry sectors.

Matthias Trietsch joins Canvys from Triax Austria GmbH where he was managing director since 2008.  His previous professional experience includes 20 years of IT related experience working for several companies including LG Electronics GmbH and debis IT Services where he held various sales and marketing management positions. Matthias also spent several years working in the Asia/Pacific region where he successfully developed and implemented a new regional strategy and business headquarters.

“We have been successful developing and marketing customized display solutions for industrial and medical OEMs primarily in Germany.  Matthias brings new ideas, international experience and relationships, and a strategic framework which will drive profitable growth through process improvements as well as geographic and product line expansion”, said Wendy Diddell, Richardson Electronics’ Executive Vice President Corporate Development and General Manager for Canvys.


Canvys, a Division of Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL) is a global value- added integrator and manufacturer that specializes in creating comprehensive visual technology solutions for healthcare and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).  Our collaborative approach allows us to evaluate each customer’s unique needs and craft the right solution using custom engineering, value-added outsourcing, or modified off-the-shelf components. In addition, we provide complete post-sale service and support, including installation support, maintenance, troubleshooting, calibration and conformance. For more information, visit us at or


Richardson Electronics, Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered solutions, power grid and microwave tubes and related consumables, and customized display solutions serving customers in the RF and microwave communications, military, marine, aviation, industrial, scientific and medical markets.  Utilizing its core engineering and manufacturing capabilities, the Company’s strategy is to provide specialized technical expertise and “engineered solutions.”  The Company provides solutions and adds value through design-in support, systems integration, prototype design and manufacturing, testing, logistics, and aftermarket technical service and repair.  More information is available online at
Richardson Electronics common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol RELL.