N E W S B U L L E T I N
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Appointment of Jeffery Gardner to Board of Directors
OXNARD, CA, January 5,
2015 -- CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP),
a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, today
announced that a new independent director, Jeffery R. Gardner, has been
appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. This appointment expands the Company's Board to seven members.
Albert J. "Bert" Moyer, CalAmp's Chairman
of the Board, said, "I am pleased to welcome Jeff to CalAmp's Board of Directors.
He brings nearly 30 years of industry experience as well
as proven executive management capabilities in successfully leading and advising publicly traded
technology companies. On behalf of my fellow Board members, we look forward to working with Jeff and leveraging
his knowledge and insight to help CalAmp achieve the next level of growth and profitability.
Mr. Gardner is currently a member of the Board of Directors of
Qorvo, Inc., the holding company under which RF Micro Devices,
Inc. and TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. combined as a merger of equals effective December 31, 2014. Mr. Gardner had been a member of the Board of Directors of RF Micro Devices,
Inc. since November 2004. In addition, Mr. Gardner is currently a member of the Board
of Directors of Windstream Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of advanced network communications and
technology solutions, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide.
Previously, from December 2005 to December 2014, Mr. Gardner also served as the
President and Chief Executive Officer of Windstream. From January 2000 to
December 2005, Mr. Gardner was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alltel Corp. From August 1998
to January 2000, he was the Senior Vice President of Finance and the Treasurer at Alltel Corp. Prior to
this, Mr. Gardner held a variety of senior management positions at 360 Communications, which merged
with Alltel in 1998. Mr. Gardner received a bachelor of arts degree in finance
from Purdue University and a master's degree in business administration from the College of William
CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP) is a proven leader in providing wireless communications solutions to a broad
array of vertical market applications and customers. CalAmps extensive portfolio of
intelligent communications devices, robust and scalable cloud service platform, and
targeted software applications streamline otherwise complex Machine-to-Machine (M2M) deployments. These solutions enable customers to
optimize their operations by collecting, monitoring and efficiently reporting business critical data
and desired intelligence from high-value remote assets. For more information, please visit www.calamp.com.