Westell Creates Advisory Board and Appoints Two Members

  Westell Creates Advisory Board and Appoints Two Members

           Enhancing Westell’s Technological and Customer Insights

Business Wire

AURORA, Ill. -- November 14, 2013

Westell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTL), a global leader of intelligent site
and outside plant solutions, has created an Advisory Board to continue
Westell’s technological advancements and innovations in the telecommunications
market. The primary focus of the board is to provide an industry opinion on
Westell’s approach and technological direction on the company’s growth and
market strategy.

Westell has appointed the first two members to the team: Scott Erickson and
Kevin Roden. Mr. Erickson has more than 30 years of experience in the wireless
communications market – most recently consulting with large organizations on
product planning and sales and marketing development. Mr. Roden also has more
than 30 years of experience in technology and management. Most recently, he
was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of American Tower
Corporation, a leading independent owner, operator, and developer of wireless
and broadband communications real estate.

“We are excited to have Mr. Erickson and Mr. Roden join our newly created
Advisory Board to continue propelling Westell forward in our planning and
technological innovations,” said Rick Gilbert, Chairman and CEO of Westell.
“Our new members bring extensive customer experience in both the tower
operator and service provider markets, and we look forward to their expertise
and insights in technology, global markets, planning, and customer
development.”

About Westell

Westell Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, is a global
leader of intelligent site and outside plant solutions focused on the critical
edge and access networks. The comprehensive solutions Westell provides enable
service providers, industrial customers, tower operators, home network users,
and other network operators to reduce operating costs while improving network
performance. With millions of products successfully deployed worldwide,
Westell is a trusted partner for transforming networks into high quality,
reliable systems. For more information, please visit www.westell.com.

Contact:

Westell Technologies, Inc.
Ben Stump
Chief Technology Officer
+1 (630) 375-4157
bstump@westell.com
 
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