– UK, Crawley – Spirent Communications plc (LSE:SPT), a leading communications technology company, today announces that Edgar Masri and Wendy Koh have each been appointed as non-executive directors. Both Edgar and Wendy will be members of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees.

Edgar Masri has had extensive experience in senior international executive and advisory roles including President and CEO of Qualtre, Inc, President and CEO of 3Com Corporation, a leading global data networking company and Former Chairman of H3C, a joint venture between 3Com and Huawei, and in the venture capital arena with Matrix Partners. He is currently a director of Kollective Technology, Inc, a private content delivery networking company and a board adviser and senior consultant to Accton Technology Corporation, a Taiwan-based OEM/ODM supplier.

Wendy Koh has wide-ranging experience with technology companies in key APAC markets; she is currently Vice President, Pathways, Alliance and Strategy APAC with NetApp Singapore. Wendy previously held a number of senior positions in the APAC region at Juniper Networks Singapore in the areas of sales business development and customer adoption.

Commenting on the appointments, Bill Thomas, Chairman of Spirent, said “We are delighted to have Edgar and Wendy joining the Spirent Board. We set out to expand the Board with non-executives with strong technical backgrounds, with international experience in the telecoms industry and who had specific knowledge of working with our customer base. Edgar and Wendy meet all these criteria and will both help to give the Board deep insight into our technology investments which should help drive the future growth of the Company.”

About Spirent Communications plc

Spirent Communications plc is a global leader in test and measurement inspiring innovation within development labs, communication networks and IT organisations. We enable today’s communication ecosystem as well as tomorrow’s emerging enterprises to deploy life enriching communications networks, devices, services and applications.

Spirent Communications plc Ordinary Shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange (ticker: SPT; LEI: 213800HKCUNWP1916L38). The Company operates a Level 1 American Depositary Receipt (ADR) programme with each ADR representing four Spirent Communications plc Ordinary Shares. The ADRs trade in the US over-the-counter (OTC) market under the symbol SPMYY and the CUSIP number is 84856M209. Spirent ADRs are quoted on the Pink OTC Markets electronic quotation service.

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