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July 09, 2015 08:00 ET

Plantronics Names New Head of Human Resources

SANTA CRUZ, CA--(Marketwired - July 09, 2015) - Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) today announced that InaMarie Johnson has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer. InaMarie has over two decades of experience developing and implementing HR programs supporting global business objectives.

"Plantronics has leveraged innovative practices in the workplace in our communications business," said Ken Kannappan, president and CEO, Plantronics. "InaMarie is a creative thinker with a wealth of experience who will help us continue our innovation, while strengthening our ability to scale globally as we continue to grow."

"Plantronics has often been recognized for its extraordinary culture, world class products, and leadership in the community," said Johnson. "I am looking forward to helping Plantronics associates continue to grow."

Johnson was most recently SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer at UTi Worldwide, a $4 billion non-asset-based supply chain management company with 21,000 employees in 310 offices and 230 logistics centers in 59 countries. During her four years with UTi, she and her team established engagement and development programs at all levels of the company along with change management tools. Before joining UTi, Johnson spent a decade with Honeywell International, where she provided human resources leadership for the transportation systems and specialty materials divisions, including organizational design, talent management, compensation, employee and labor relations, staffing, learning and diversity. Prior to Honeywell, she served for six years in human resources leadership positions with The Clorox Company.

Johnson holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, with an emphasis in Human Resource Management, from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Master's degree in Organizational Management from John F. Kennedy University.

About Plantronics
Plantronics is a global leader in audio communications for businesses and consumers. We have pioneered new trends in audio technology, creating innovative products that allow people to simply communicate. From unified communication to Bluetooth® headsets to gaming solutions, we deliver uncompromising quality, an ideal experience, and extraordinary service. Plantronics is used by every company in the Fortune 100, as well as 911 dispatch, air traffic control and various mission-critical applications for those on the frontline. For more information, please visit or call (800) 544-4660.

Plantronics is a trademark of Plantronics, Inc. registered in the US and other countries. The Bluetooth trademark is owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of the mark by Plantronics, Inc. is under license. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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