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Cisco Awards Celestica EMS Partner Operational Excellence and Excellence in Partner IT Collaboration Awards

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Cisco Awards Celestica EMS Partner Operational Excellence and Excellence in Partner IT Collaboration Awards08:00 EST Tuesday, November 23, 2010TORONTO, Nov. 23 /CNW/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced that it has received both the 2010 EMS Partner Operational Excellence and Excellence in Partner IT Collaboration awards from Cisco.These prestigious awards recognize Celestica for delivering the strongest EMS performance in 2010 through operational excellence and innovation, and for IT collaboration. The distinctions were awarded during Cisco's 19th annual Supplier Appreciation Event, held at the Santa Clara Convention Center. The event celebrated the commitment of Cisco's preferred suppliers to ongoing customer satisfaction and accelerated growth as demonstrated by their operational excellence and innovation."Celestica has effectively demonstrated operational excellence through the exemplary commitment and perseverance of its site operations and global support team," said Jeff Gallinat, Vice President, Global Manufacturing Operations, Customer Value Chain Management, Cisco.  "In addition, Celestica has also proactively invested in information technology, architecture and software to build a strong, agile value chain that supports accelerated growth."Cisco presented awards to suppliers in recognition of their contributions to Cisco's success in fiscal year 2010. Cisco also reaffirmed the importance of supplier relationships as the company pursues its vision to build the human network and transform the way we live, work, plan and learn."We are very pleased to be recognized by Cisco with two prestigious awards that demonstrate our ability to collaborate effectively and deliver innovative solutions that drive success for Cisco's business," said Walter Jankovic, Vice President and General Manager, Global Customer Business Unit, Celestica. "These awards are a testament to Celestica's brand and to our people who are committed to delivering solutions that provide a competitive advantage for its customers."About CelesticaCelestica is dedicated to delivering end-to-end product lifecycle solutions to drive our customers' success. Through our simplified global operations network and information technology platform, we are solid partners who deliver informed, flexible solutions that enable our customers to succeed in the markets they serve. Committed to providing a truly differentiated customer experience, our agile and adaptive employees share a proud history of demonstrated expertise and creativity that provides our customers with the ability to overcome any challenge.For further information on Celestica, visit www.celestica.com.The company's security filings can also be accessed at www.sedar.com and www.sec.gov.Safe Harbour and Fair Disclosure StatementStatements contained in this press release which are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are predictive in nature, and may be based on current expectations, forecasts or assumptions involving risks and uncertainties that could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements themselves. Such forward-looking statements may, without limitation, be preceded by, followed by, or include words such as "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "estimates," "intends," "plans," or similar expressions, or may employ such future or conditional verbs as "may", "will", "should," or "would," or may otherwise be indicated as forward-looking statements by grammatical construction, phrasing or context. For those statements, we claim the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and in any applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward looking statements are not guarantees of future performance. Risks and uncertainties, as well as other information related to the Company, are discussed in the Company's various public filings at www.sedar.com and www.sec.gov, including our Annual Report on Form 20-F and subsequent reports on Form 6-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and our Annual Information Form filed with the Canadian Securities Commissions. Forward-looking statements are provided for the purpose of providing information about management's current expectations and plans relating to the future. Readers are cautioned that such information may not be appropriate for other purposes.For further information: Pam White Celestica Global Communications +1 (416) 448-2200 pamw@celestica.com