Press Release

Spirent Federal Systems Announces New Board Members

April 3, 2019

Spirent Federal Board of Directors

Pleasant Grove, UT April 3, 2019-┬áSpirent Federal Systems, the nation’s leading provider of GPS/GNSS test equipment, announced today that Robert Lollini and former director of the GPS Directorate at LAFB, Col. (retired) Bernard Gruber have joined the Spirent Federal Board of Directors as CoB and Government Security Committee Chairman, respectively. Robert Lollini and Bernard Gruber have replaced Lawrence Garrett and George Emery. Mr. Garrett, who was a former Secretary of the Navy, and White House Counsel, served as the initial chairman of the board of Spirent Federal Systems and has retired after 17 years in that position. Vice Admiral, U.S. Navy (retired) George Emery has retired after 6 years on the Spirent Federal Systems Board of Directors. Spirent Federal President/CEO, Ellen Hall stated “It is a sad day to have such great leaders retiring, but we are happy to have retired Col. Gruber and Bob Lollini joining our dynamic company. We are leading the industry in innovation and quality products for the US government and these two new leaders will help us continue that momentum.”

Bernard Gruber brings to the position the experience gained from a long and distinguished career in the government and military sector. Mr. Gruber has held several positions in important commands focused on navigation in space, including serving as the chief of Space and Global Integrated Intelligence at The Pentagon from 2009-2010, Director, Global Positioning System (GPS) at the Los Angeles Air Force Base from 2010-2013, and he is currently the director of Precision Guidance and Advanced Programs, Armament Systems at Northrop Grumman.

Robert Lollini is currently the chief executive officer and president of BioFire Defense LLC. Mr. Lollini contributes to the board his broad understanding of strategic financial and executive management. He has held various executive positions in recent years including serving as a member of the board of directors for Myrexis Inc. and chief financial officer and treasurer of BioFire Diagnostics, before taking his current position as CEO and president of BioFire Defense LLC. BioFire Defense is a subsidiary and proxy company of bioMerieux.

About Spirent Federal Systems

Spirent Federal Systems was formed in July 2001 by Spirent Communications as a wholly owned subsidiary and U.S. proxy company. Spirent Federal markets and sells Spirent Communications' products in North America. The company also provides value-added features and ongoing customer support. Spirent Federal Systems is headquartered in Pleasant Grove, UT, with support and sales offices throughout the US. Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

About Spirent

Spirent Communications plc. (LSE: SPT) is the leading global provider of automated test and assurance solutions for networks, cybersecurity, and positioning. The company provides innovative products, services and managed solutions that address the test, assurance and automation challenges of a new generation of technologies, including 5G, SD-WAN, cloud, autonomous vehicles and beyond. From the lab to the real world, Spirent helps companies deliver on their promise to their customers of a new generation of connected devices and technologies. For more information, please visit and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

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