"The appointments of Messrs. Alvarez, Quinn and Tesoriere add incremental depth and strength to the MEMC Board of Directors," commented John Marren, MEMC's Chairman of the Board. "They join a board with a diverse range of experience, and we look forward to the unique and valuable perspective that each will add, as we continue to strengthen our industry positioning."About MEMC MEMC is a global leader in semiconductor and solar technology. MEMC has been a pioneer in the design and development of silicon wafer technologies for over 50 years. With R&D and manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, MEMC enables the next generation of high performance semiconductor devices and solar cells. Through its SunEdison subsidiary, MEMC is also a developer of solar power projects and a worldwide leader in solar energy services. MEMC's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "WFR." For more information about MEMC, please visit www.memc.com. SOURCE MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc.