– USA, RI – KVH Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:KVHI), today announced that it has reached an agreement with Vintage Capital Management, LLC to appoint Robert Tavares to the Board of Directors as an independent Class II director, effective immediately.
“We welcome Robert to the Board and are pleased to have come to this agreement with one of our significant shareholders,” said Martin Kits van Heyningen, KVH’s Chairman and CEO. “We remain fully focused on executing against our strategic plan, prudently operating our business and enhancing long-term value going forward.”
About Robert Tavares
Mr. Tavares has over 30 years of experience in microelectronics and semiconductors for both commercial and defense applications. He served as CEO, President and member of the Board of the then-public company API Technologies. Prior to joining API, Mr. Tavares was President of Crane Electronics Inc., a provider of microelectronic-based solutions for power and microwave applications to the defense, commercial aerospace, and medical markets, President and Director of e2v US Operations, a leading supplier of technology solutions in RF power and semiconductors, and in various management roles at Tyco Electronics, M/A Com Division.
He holds a B.S in Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.
About KVH Industries, Inc.
KVH Industries, Inc. is a global leader in mobile connectivity and inertial navigation systems, innovating to enable a mobile world. The market leader in maritime VSAT, KVH designs, manufactures and provides connectivity and content services globally. KVH is also a premier manufacturer of high-performance sensors and integrated inertial systems for defense and commercial applications. Founded in 1982, the company is based in Middletown, RI, with research, development, and manufacturing operations in Middletown, RI, and Tinley Park, IL, and more than a dozen offices around the globe.
For more information: https://www.kvh.com
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