– USA, PA – Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG), a leading producer of precision sensors and systems, today announced the appointment of a new independent member to its Board of Directors, Ms. Janet Clarke.
Marc Zandman, VPG’s Chairman of the Board said of the appointment, “We are thrilled to have Janet join the Board. Janet will offer significant business experience to our Board, particularly in the areas of marketing and marketing technology, as a result of the various executive and management positions she has held in corporations of various sizes. In addition, Janet has a broad range of experience as a director and a deep understanding of board oversight and diligence. We look forward to the benefits her expertise and insights will provide.”
Ms. Clarke is the founder of Clarke Littlefield LLC, a marketing technologies advisory firm for which she has served as President since June 2003. Prior to founding Clarke Littlefield, she served in executive and management roles at DealerTrack, Inc., a privately held automotive finance technology services company, at KnowledgeBase Marketing, a subsidiary of Young and Rubicam, Inc., and at Citibank for Citigroup’s consumer business. Ms. Clarke has served as a director for Cox Enterprises, Inc., a private company, since 2007, where she also serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee. Ms. Clarke served as a director for Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: ABG) from April 2005 until April 2015, where at different times she also served as a member of the Audit Committee; as a member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee, including serving as chairperson; and as a member of the Governance Committee. Ms. Clarke has also served on the boards of ExpressJet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: XJT) from 2000-2010, eFunds Corporation (NYSE: EFD) from 2000-2007, and Gateway, Inc. (NYSE: GTW) from 2005-2007.
Ms. Clarke earned a Bachelor Degree in Architecture from Princeton University and has completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) is an internationally recognized designer, manufacturer and marketer of: components based on its resistive foil technology; sensors; and sensor-based systems specializing in the growing markets of stress, force, weight, pressure, and current measurements. VPG is a market leader of foil technology products, providing ongoing technology innovations in precision foil resistors and foil strain gages, which are the foundation of the company’s force sensors products and its weighing and control systems. The product portfolio consists of a variety of well-established brand names recognized for precision and quality in the marketplace.
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