Daktronics board of directors announces board retirements and nominations


BROOKINGS, S.D., June 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Daktronics, Inc. (NASDAQ – DAKT) announces the retirement of Robert G. Dutcher and Byron J. Anderson both effective on September 1, 2021. Dutcher and Anderson have served on the Daktronics board of directors since 2002 and 2005, respectively.

The board also announces the nominations of Shereta Williams and Dr. Lance D. Bultena as independent directors to its board for election at the September 1, 2021 annual meeting of shareholders.

Reece A. Kurtenbach, chairman, president and CEO, recognized the contributions from Dutcher's and Anderson's leadership and dedication to Daktronics, “We thank Byron and Bob for their significant contributions to Daktronics. Bob has served on our Board for 19 years, and as Chair of the Compensation Committee since 2007. From his previous experience as Chair of the Board and CEO of Possis Medical Inc., Bob brought to our board extensive knowledge in driving profitable growth in technology-driven industries. Byron has served on our board for 16 years, serving on the Compensation and Nominating and Governance Committees. Byron's experience as a senior leader at Agilent Technologies, Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Company brought unique knowledge of supply chains, international development, and organization strategy. We are grateful for Bob's and Byron's contributions to Daktronics over the years and wish them the best in retirement.”

Kurtenbach continued, “The nominations of Shereta and Lance will contribute to the strength of our board by bringing unique perspectives, experiences, and expertise. Shereta brings digital media industry strategic leadership demonstrated by an impressive track record of growth and diversification for the companies she has served. Lance brings a rich understanding of economic issues and background in global regulations and public policy. Lance has helped clients improve business outcomes and helps clients stay ahead of developments in …

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