BLOOMINGDALE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PCTEL, Inc. (Nasdaq:PCTI), a leader in Performance Critical TELecom solutions, announced today that its Board of Directors appointed Cynthia Keith as its newest Director. An experienced audit partner and 25-year veteran of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Keith will serve on PCTEL’s Audit Committee. Prior to her retirement in 2014, Keith was PwC’s Operations Leader of the National Professional Services Group and Lead Engagement Partner for technology and communications clients. Keith joins Cindy Andreotti and Gina Haspilaire as the third woman on PCTEL’s Board, which is now comprised of six independent directors in addition to CEO David Neumann.
“PCTEL is proud to welcome Cynthia to our Board and to the Audit Committee. She is an exceptional business leader who will bring a new level of expertise in auditing to the Company along with a deep experience working with technology and telecommunications companies,” said Steve Levy, PCTEL’s Chairman. “Cynthia’s appointment also demonstrates PCTEL’s commitment to diversity at the highest level,” added Levy.
“I am excited to be joining PCTEL as the telecommunications industry begins its transformation to 5G,” said Keith. “I look forward to working with Steve, David, and the other members of PCTEL’s Board.”
Keith has been a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas since May of 1993. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Dallas in 1988.
Keith’s appointment fills a vacancy left by Brian Jackman. Jackman retired after 16 years on the Board, including service as Chair of the Compensation Committee and Lead Independent Director.
PCTEL, Inc. provides Performance Critical TELecom technology solutions. We are a leading global supplier of antennas and wireless network testing solutions. Our precision antennas are deployed in small cells, enterprise Wi-Fi access points, fleet management and transit systems, and in equipment and devices for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). We offer in-house design, testing, radio integration, and manufacturing capabilities for our antenna customers. PCTEL’s test and measurement tools improve the performance of wireless networks globally, with a focus on LTE, public safety, and emerging 5G technologies. Network operators, neutral hosts, and equipment manufacturers rely on our scanning receivers and testing solutions to analyze, design, and optimize their networks.
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