CalAmp (CAMP): Amal Johnson To Chair Board Of Directors

By Amit Chowdhry ● August 5, 2020
  • CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP) — a global technology solutions pioneer transforming the mobile connected economy — announced that Amal Johnson has been appointed to Chair of the Board of Directors

CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP) — a global technology solutions pioneer transforming the mobile connected economy — announced that Amal Johnson has been appointed to Chair of the Board of Directors. Johnson has sat on the board for almost 7 years. Johnson will be succeeding A.J. “Bert” Moyer — who was appointed Chair of the Board in July 2013. And Johnson is the company’s first female Chair over its 39 years in business.

What does CalAmp do? CalAmp helps reinvent business and improve lives around the globe with technology solutions that streamline complex mobile IoT deployments and bring intelligence to the edge. And the company’s software and subscription-based services, scalable cloud platform, and intelligent devices collect and assess business-critical data from mobile assets and their contents.

Based in Irvine, California, CalAmp has been publicly traded since 1983 and has 20 million products installed and more than 1.3 million software and services subscribers worldwide. LoJack, Tracker and Here Comes The Bus are CalAmp brands.

Johnson had joined CalAmp as a director in December 2013. Plus she currently serves on the boards of Intuitive Surgical and Essex Property Trust. Johnson previously served as a Director of Mellanox Technologies until its sale and as Executive Chairman at Author-it — a software platform for creating, maintaining, and distributing single-sourced content. Plus she also led MarketTools, a privately held SaaS company, as CEO from 2005 to 2008 and as Chairman until the company was acquired in January 2012.

KEY QUOTES:

“We are delighted to appoint Amal as Chair of our Board. We’re wholly confident in Amal’s business acumen and expertise in enterprise SaaS solutions to continue to guide the company forward both in growth and innovation. Over the past seven years, Amal has proven to be a trusted advisor and irreplaceable member through her extensive financial and business expertise and we look forward to seeing her leadership advancing our strategy to drive our markets forward.”

— Jeff Gardner, President and CEO of CalAmp

“I am honored and humbled to be appointed Chair of the CalAmp Board of Directors. In 2013 when I joined the Board, I’ve experienced the excitement of CalAmp’s leadership within the global connected economy and I look forward to driving the company’s continued growth as we help our businesses worldwide understand the transformational benefits of ubiquitous connectivity, data in motion and intelligence at the edge.”

— Amal Johnson

“I can’t think of a better successor to chair our Board. Amal has led technology companies across diverse industries and she is uniquely qualified to guide CalAmp to deliver the best solutions and services for our customers. The CalAmp Board and executives will also benefit from Amal’s insights and perspectives as we advance our SaaS strategy to drive profitable growth and global expansion.  I’ll remain on the Board for another year to aid her in any way I can.”

— Bert Moyer, CalAmp’s previous Chair of the Board