Phil Sassower to remain Chairman of the Board
Austin, Texas – April 3, 2017 – Xplore Technologies (Nasdaq: XPLR), the provider of rugged tablet PCs, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Mark Holleran, 59, to serve as Chief Executive Officer and President of Xplore Technologies, effective April 3, 2017. Holleran succeeds Phil Sassower, 77, who has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Xplore since 2006. Sassower will remain as Chairman of the Board.
“Mark has done an outstanding job as President and COO the last 11 years, growing Xplore to become the number 2 supplier of rugged tablets,” said Sassower. “Over nearly 15 years at Xplore, Mark has built a track record of success as an exceptional leader and business strategist. His passionate commitment to delivering innovative rugged mobile solutions for our customers makes him the right person to lead Xplore forward. I have complete confidence in Mark and the leadership team at Xplore to deliver growth and profitability.”
“With over 20 years of focus exclusively on rugged tablet solutions, Xplore has positioned itself as the authority on rugged tablet PCs,” said Holleran. “Our differentiated products, coupled with our strong network of channel partners, give us the opportunity to become one of the preeminent companies in rugged mobile solutions. I look forward to building on that foundation, expanding worldwide sales, and entering new addressable markets.”
Holleran has served as Chief Operating Officer and President of Xplore since 2006, and previously was VP of Sales from 2003-2006. Holleran brings more than 30 years of leadership and computing experience to Xplore. Prior to joining Xplore, he served as CEO of WaveSat Wireless and was the country manager for Cabletron Systems, a manufacturer of networking computer equipment.
About Xplore Technologies
Xplore is The Rugged Tablet Authority™, exclusively manufacturing powerful, long-lasting, and customer-defined rugged tablet PCs since 1996. Today, Xplore offers the broadest portfolio of genuinely rugged tablets – and the most complete lineup of rugged tablet accessories – on Earth. Its mobility solutions are purpose-built for the energy, utilities, telecommunications, military and defense, manufacturing, distribution, public safety, healthcare, government, and field service sectors. The company’s award-winning military-grade computers are also among the most powerful and longest lasting in their class, built to withstand nearly any hazardous condition or environmental extreme for years without fail. Visit www.xploretech.com for more information on how Xplore and its global channel partners engineer complete mobility solutions to meet specialized workflow demands. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
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Xplore Contact Information:
Tom Wilkinson, Chief Financial Officer
Phone: (512) 637-1162
Matt Kreps, Darrow Associates Investor Relations
Phone: (512) 696-6401