BROOKINGS, S.D., Sept. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Daktronics (Nasdaq:DAKT) of Brookings, S.D., announced today that it has named Sheila Anderson as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective 10 September 2012. Anderson joined the company as a senior accountant in 2002 and has served as Corporate Controller since 2006. As Corporate Controller, she has supervised the company's accounting functions and been responsible for the company's internal and external financial reporting. Her experience prior to Daktronics includes senior accountant at Dakota Minnesota and Eastern Railroad, and accounting and auditing functions at two public accounting firms. Anderson holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Southwest Minnesota State University and is pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of South Dakota.