Westell Creates Advisory Board and Appoints Two Members

Enhancing Westell’s Technological and Customer Insights

AURORA, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Westell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTL), a global leader of intelligent site and outside plant solutions, has created an Advisory Board to continue Westell’s technological advancements and innovations in the telecommunications market. The primary focus of the board is to provide an industry opinion on Westell’s approach and technological direction on the company’s growth and market strategy.

Westell has appointed the first two members to the team: Scott Erickson and Kevin Roden. Mr. Erickson has more than 30 years of experience in the wireless communications market – most recently consulting with large organizations on product planning and sales and marketing development. Mr. Roden also has more than 30 years of experience in technology and management. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of American Tower Corporation, a leading independent owner, operator, and developer of wireless and broadband communications real estate.

“We are excited to have Mr. Erickson and Mr. Roden join our newly created Advisory Board to continue propelling Westell forward in our planning and technological innovations,” said Rick Gilbert, Chairman and CEO of Westell. “Our new members bring extensive customer experience in both the tower operator and service provider markets, and we look forward to their expertise and insights in technology, global markets, planning, and customer development.”

About Westell

Westell Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, is a global leader of intelligent site and outside plant solutions focused on the critical edge and access networks. The comprehensive solutions Westell provides enable service providers, industrial customers, tower operators, home network users, and other network operators to reduce operating costs while improving network performance. With millions of products successfully deployed worldwide, Westell is a trusted partner for transforming networks into high quality, reliable systems. For more information, please visit www.westell.com.

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