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Westell Technologies Announces New Sr. Vice President of Worldwide Sales

January 12, 2015

AURORA, IL, October 22, 2014 – Westell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTL), a leading provider of in-building wireless, intelligent site management, cell site optimization, and outside plant solutions, announces the appointment of Mark Skurla as the Company’s new Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales.

Mr. Skurla returned to Westell effective October 21, 2014.  Since April of 2011, with the sale of the Westell Customer Networking Solutions business unit to NETGEAR, Inc., he has been serving as the Vice President of Sales for the Americas, Service Provider Business Unit at NETGEAR.  Skurla was leading the Americas sales efforts to the mobile, cable, and telco service provider markets.  He previously held executive positions with ADC Telecommunications, Copper Mountain Networks, and Visual Networks.

“With his industry knowledge and experience, we are pleased that Mark has re-joined the executive team of Westell,” stated Rick Gilbert, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Westell.  “His strong leadership and understanding of customers as well as the telecommunications market will help us strategically grow our business in wireless markets globally.”

About Westell

Westell Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, is a leading provider of in-building wireless, intelligent site management, cell site optimization, and outside plant solutions focused on innovation and differentiation at the edge of telecommunication networks, where end users connect. The comprehensive set of products and solutions the Company offers enable telecommunication service providers, cell tower operators, and other network operators to reduce operating costs and improve network performance. With millions of products successfully deployed worldwide, the Company is a trusted partner for transforming networks into high quality, reliable systems. For more information, please visit www.westell.com.

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