WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Interlink Electronics, Inc. (OTC: LINK), a global technology leader and trusted advisor in Human Machine Interface (HMI) solutions, is pleased to announce that Ms. Tracy Kern has been appointed the Company’s Chief Financial Officer.
Ms. Kern brings over 15 years of business experience in public accounting to Interlink Electronics. Ms. Kern was previously the Corporate Controller of Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation where she developed and oversaw the public reporting of a global leading provider of high performance IC solutions to Carrier, Enterprise and Internet of Things (IoT) networks. Her efforts contributed to the relisting and ultimate sale of the company at more than a 30% premium. Prior to Vitesse, Ms. Kern was the Chief Financial Officer for Chad Therapeutics, a publically traded medical device manufacturing company headquartered in Chatsworth, California. She was a manager at the public accounting firm, KPMG and is a Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Kern holds a B.S. in Accounting from California Lutheran University.
“Tracy brings significant financial and operational expertise, and is an instrumental addition to Interlink’s long-term growth strategy,” said Mr. Steven N. Bronson, Chairman and CEO of Interlink Electronics. “I have complete confidence that Tracy’s public company experience will greatly benefit Interlink in its planned efforts to relist its securities on a national market.”
About Interlink Electronics, Inc.
Interlink Electronics is a world-leading trusted advisor and technology partner in the advancing world of human-machine interface and sensor technologies. Interlink Electronics has led the printed electronics industry in its commercialization of its patented Force-Sensing Resistor (FSR®) technology, which has enabled rugged and reliable human-machine interface ("HMI") solutions. For over 30 years, Interlink Electronics' solutions have focused on handheld user input, menu navigation, cursor control, and other intuitive interface technologies for the world's top electronics manufacturers. Interlink Electronics has a proven track record of supplying human-machine interface solutions for mission-critical applications in a wide range of markets, including, but not limited to, consumer electronics, automotive, industrial, and medical devices. Interlink Electronics serves a world-class customer-base from its corporate headquarters in Westlake Village, California (greater Los Angeles area), printed-electronics factory in China, global distribution and warehouse facility in Hong Kong, and offices in Singapore, the United Kingdom, France, and Japan. For more information, please see our website at http://www.InterlinkElectronics.com.
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