SPIRENT COMMUNICATIONS PLC
Appointment of Non-executive Director
London, UK - 29 March 2021: Spirent Communications plc ("Spirent", the "Company" or the "Group") (LSE: SPT), the leading provider of test, assurance, and analytics solutions for next-generation devices and networks, today announces that Maggie Buggie will be appointed as an independent Non-executive Director with effect from 29 April 2021. Maggie will be a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees.
Maggie is the SVP and Chief Business Officer at SAP Services. She leads Sales, Strategy, Go-to-Market, Innovation Services, Ecosystem, Cloud Experience and Education for SAP Services. She has significant experience building fast-growth digital businesses, with previous positions with SAP, Capgemini and Fujitsu.
Commenting on the appointment, Sir Bill Thomas, Chairman of Spirent, said:
"We are delighted that Maggie will be joining the Spirent Board after our Annual General Meeting in April. We set out to enhance the Board's contribution to the Company by adding a new non-executive with a strong technical background, international experience in our industry and who had specific knowledge, understanding and experience of the Group's growth areas, with particular experience of hyperscalers. Maggie meets all of these criteria and will help the Board to continue to drive the future growth of the Company."
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Eric Updyke, Chief Executive Officer
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Paula Bell, Chief Financial & Operations Officer
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James Melville-Ross/Dwight Burden/Emma Hall
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There is no other information to be disclosed under the requirements of Listing Rule 9.6.13R in relation to the appointment.
About Spirent Communications plc
Spirent Communications plc (LSE: SPT) is the leading global provider of automated test and assurance solutions for networks, cybersecurity and positioning. The Company provides innovative products, services and managed solutions that address the test, assurance and automation challenges of a new generation of technologies, including 5G, SD-WAN, Cloud, autonomous vehicles and beyond. From the lab to the real world, Spirent helps companies deliver on their promise to their customers of a new generation of connected devices and technologies. Further information about Spirent Communications plc can be found at https://corporate.spirent.com/.
Spirent Communications plc Ordinary Shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange (ticker: SPT;
LEI: 213800HKCUNWP1916L38). The Company operates a Level 1 American Depositary Receipt (ADR) programme with each ADR representing four Spirent Communications plc Ordinary Shares. The ADRs trade in the US over-the-counter (OTC) market under the symbol SPMYY and the CUSIP number is 84856M209. Spirent ADRs are quoted on the Pink OTC Markets electronic quotation service which can be found at https://www.otcmarkets.com/marketplaces/otc-pink.
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