BROOKINGS, S.D., Sept. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Daktronics, Inc. (NASDAQ - DAKT) today announced the retirement of James Morgan from the Board of Directors (“the Board”) at the end of his current term, effective September 7, 2022. He has been a Director of the Company since 1984 and has served on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee since October 2016, including as its Chair since June 2020, and on the Audit Committee from 2016 to 2021. He also served as the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer from 2001 through his retirement from those positions effective on September 1, 2013. Prior to that, he served as the Company's President and Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Engineering. He originally joined the Company in 1969.
Director Lance Bultena has been named the chairperson of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
Reece A. Kurtenbach, Chairman, President and CEO, stated, “Jim’s strong industry and development expertise provided insightful perspectives and guidance to the Company during his Board tenure. His thoughtful leadership and guidance will be missed. We are grateful for his contributions and wish him the best through retirement.”
Daktronics has strong leadership positions in, and is the world's largest supplier of, large-screen video displays, electronic scoreboards, LED text and graphics displays, and related control systems. The company excels in the control of display systems, including those that require integration of multiple complex displays showing real-time information, graphics, animation, and video. Daktronics designs, manufactures, markets and services display systems for customers around the world in four domestic business units: Live Events, Commercial, High School Park and Recreation, and Transportation, and one International business unit. For more information, visit the company's website at: www.daktronics.com, email the company at firstname.lastname@example.org, call (605) 692-0200 or toll-free (800) 843-5843 in the United States, or write to the company at 201 Daktronics Dr., P.O. Box 5128, Brookings, S.D. 57006-5128.
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For more information contact:
Sheila M. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer
Tel (605) 692-0200
Source: Daktronics, Inc.