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Westell Technologies makes senior management changes.

M2 EQUITYBITES-September 28, 2016-Westell Technologies makes senior management changes


Westell Technologies Inc (Nasdaq:WSTL), a provider of high-performance wireless infrastructure solutions, announced on Tuesday the appointment of Kirk R. Brannock as interim president and chief executive officer.

Also, Dennis O. Harris, a director of the company since January 2010, has been appointed interim chairman of the board of directors.

According to the company, Harris and Thomas P. Minichiello, Westell's senior vice president, chief financial officer, treasurer and secretary, will help execute interim executive leadership duties until Brannock joins the company on 17 October 2016.

Brannock succeeds J. Thomas Gruenwald, whose last day with the company was 26 September 2016.

Westell plans to initiate a search for a permanent CEO, likely retaining an executive search firm, with such search expected to be completed within the next six months.

Brannock has served as a member of Westell's board from February 2011 to September 2014. He retired in 2010 from his position as senior vice president -- Ethernet Deployment at AT&T, after a career spanning more than 30 years. Prior to that, he held leadership positions at AT&T, Ameritech and SBC, including senior vice president - AT&T National Installation & Maintenance and president - SBC/Ameritech Midwest Network Services.

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