SOURCE: Qualstar


May 10, 2013 08:30 ET

Qualstar Appoints Gerald Laber to the Board of Directors

SIMI VALLEY, CA--(Marketwired - May 10, 2013) - Qualstar Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK) a manufacturer of data storage solutions and high-efficiency power supplies, has appointed Gerald Laber, an independent auditor with over 30 years of experience with both public and private companies, to its board of directors effective May 8, 2013.

"We are thrilled to welcome Gerald to the Qualstar board. His extensive auditing experience across several industries and over 10 years of serving on multiple boards will be invaluable as we reposition Qualstar for profitable growth," said Larry Firestone, President and CEO.

Gerald Laber has worked as an independent auditor for both public and private companies helping them with risk assessment, internal controls and financial disclosures. For over 20 years he was a partner of Arthur Anderson in charge of the healthcare group in the Denver office where he worked directly with the Securities and Exchange Commission on accounting and disclosure issues. He also has had over 10 years of extensive board experience serving as a member of eight public companies and one private corporation where he has served as audit committee chair and a member of the compensation, finance, and nominating and governance committees.

About Qualstar Corporation
Qualstar, founded in 1984, is a diversified electronics manufacturer specializing in data storage and power supplies. The company's products are known throughout the world for high quality and Simply Reliable designs that provide years of trouble-free service. More information is available at or or by phone at 805-583-7744.

Contact Information

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    Philip Varley
    Chief Financial Officer
    Qualstar Corporation
    (805) 583-7744
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    Vanessa Lehr/Annie Leschin
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