Allen J. Berning

ALLEN J. BERNING has served as Chief Executive Officer, Director and
Chairman of the Board of PEMSTAR Inc. since the company’s founding in
1994. Prior to founding Pemstar, Mr. Berning was employed by IBM for 15
years, where he held several engineering and management positions in
process engineering, manufacturing, cost engineering and resource
planning, including most recently as Operations Manager for IBM’s
Rochester Storage Systems facility. Mr. Berning received a BSIE and an
MBA from St. Cloud State University. He served as Board member and past
Chair of the Greater Rochester Area University Center. He is currently
serving on the 2004 Olmsted County United Way Campaign Cabinet. In 1999,
Mr. Berning received the national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year