Alfred S. (Stephen) John to Join Westell Technologies as President and CEO

 Westell Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance wireless infrastructure solutions, May 9, announced that its Board of Directors has chosen Alfred S. (Stephen) John as the Company’s new President and CEO, effective May 21, 2018.  Stephen succeeds interim President and CEO Kirk Brannock, who will retain the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Stephen has more than twenty-five years of experience in executive leadership, new business development, and sales management.  He comes to Westell from Rise Broadband, a provider of fixed wireless services, where he served as Executive Vice President of Technology and Operations, responsible for strategic technology and product development.  Prior to that, Stephen was Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer at UNSi Inc., a business Internet provider, where he was responsible for developing and executing an M&A strategy that doubled revenue while significantly improving profitability.  Stephen also served as President and CEO of Cheetah Technologies and American Broadband, and was previously in senior management roles at Charter Business Networks and Charter Communications.

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