AURORA, Ill. (February 08, 2011) - Westell Technologies, Inc.
(NASDAQ: WSTL), a leading provider of broadband products, outside plant telecommunications equipment and conferencing services, today announced that the Board of Directors increased the size of the Board and elected Kirk R. Brannock
to fill this newly created directorship position.
Mr. Brannock also was elected to serve on the Board's Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee.
Mr. Brannock recently retired from his position as Senior Vice President
Mr. Brannock earned a Bachelor's degree with Honors from Michigan State University after being named as one of 25 outstanding seniors in the graduating class.
He has served in leadership positions on the boards of two not-for-profit organizations: DayOneNetwork and the Chicago Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
"We are excited about the tremendous leadership and wealth of experience that Kirk brings to Westell," said President and CEO Richard Gilbert.