Spirent Communications appoints Jonathan Silver to the Board as Non-Executive Director and Chairman designate

– UK, London – Spirent Communications plc (LSE: SPT), a leading communications technology company, today announces that Jonathan Silver has been appointed as a non-executive director and becomes a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. Following the announcement of half-year results in August, Jonathan will replace Ian Brindle as Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee and, as previously announced, Sue Swenson will then become Senior Independent Non-executive Director.

Jonathan has recently stepped down from his role as Chief Financial Officer at Laird plc where he has held a variety of senior positions over the last thirty years. Since 2007 he has also been a non-executive director at Invesco Income Growth Trust plc, where he is also Chair of their Audit Committee.

Commenting on Jonathan’s appointment, Alex Walker, Chairman of Spirent, said: “We are delighted to have Jonathan joining the Spirent Board. His wide experience in a complex electronics business will be a great benefit to Spirent.”

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). 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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