Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced that Whirlpool EMEA leader Bracken P. Darrell will join Logitech as president, effective April 9, 2012. Reporting to Guerrino De Luca, Logitech chairman and chief executive officer, Mr. Darrell will assume responsibility for research and development, sales and marketing, manufacturing, supply chain, IT, human resources and legal functions. The company’s finance organization and LifeSize division will continue to report to Mr. De Luca until January 1, 2013, at which time Mr. Darrell will succeed Mr. De Luca as chief executive officer.
“I’m very excited to take on this role,” said Bracken Darrell. “Logitech’s strong history of innovation, design, and leadership in this space makes it extremely compelling to me. I’ve been a fan of Logitech products for years, so I’m eager to join Guerrino in driving the company toward renewed growth and increased profitability.”Teleconference and Webcast Logitech’s chairman and chief executive officer, Guerrino De Luca, will hold a webcast to discuss Mr. Darrell’s appointment on March 15, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time and 15:30 Central European Time. A live webcast of the call will be available on the Logitech corporate website at http://ir.logitech.com. About Logitech Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people to the digital experiences they care about. Spanning multiple computing, communication and entertainment platforms, Logitech’s combined hardware and software enable or enhance digital navigation, music and video entertainment, gaming, social networking, audio and video communication over the Internet, video security and home-entertainment control. Founded in 1981, Logitech International is a Swiss public company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (LOGN) and on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (LOGI). Logitech, the Logitech logo, and other Logitech marks are registered in Switzerland and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. For more information about Logitech and its products, visit the company’s Web site at www.logitech.com. (LOGI – IR) Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50204286&lang=en