SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Oct. 30, 2014 – Control4 (NASDAQ: CTRL) today announced that James Caudill has joined its board of directors. Mr. Caudill currently serves as the chairman and chief executive officer of D&M Holdings, Inc., which manages a portfolio of companies that manufacture high-end audio, video and home theater equipment, including the Denon, Marantz, and Boston Acoustics brands.
“Jim brings a deep operational understanding of the consumer electronics industry, marketing and selling through channels, and scaling organizations to serve expanding opportunities.” said Martin Plaehn, chairman and chief executive officer of Control4. “Additionally, Jim’s experience in worldwide operations brings global executive perspective to our board and will provide our management team with valuable feedback and guidance to help us achieve our strategic goals and create increased value for all our stakeholders.”
“I look forward to collaborating with Control4 directors and management to drive the business forward,” said Mr. Caudill. “The smart home opportunity is significant and Control4’s solution and platform leadership has positioned the company for exciting avenues for growth and expansion.”
Prior to being named as the chairman and chief executive officer of D&M Holdings, Mr. Caudill served as president of the Hardware and Home Improvement group at Black & Decker Corporation. Mr. Caudill had a successful 20-year career at Black & Decker, where he led a number of global businesses. Mr. Caudill joined Black & Decker as a retail sales representative in June 1990 and served in positions of increasing responsibility in national sales, product management, brand management, and marketing. He earned a B.S. in Marketing and Transportation Logistics from Ohio State University and an M.B.A. from Loyola College.
About Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ: CTRL)
Control4 [NASDAQ: CTRL] is a leading provider of automation systems for homes and businesses, offering personalized control of lighting, music, video, temperature, security, communications and similar functionalities into a unified home automation solution that enhances the daily lives of its customers. Control4 unlocks the potential of connected devices, making entertainment systems easier to use, homes more comfortable and energy efficient, and families more secure. More than 75% of Control4’s consumers have integrated two or more functionalities with Control4’s solution, which is available through more than 3,000 custom integrators, retail outlets, and distributors in over 80 countries. By delivering insightfully simple control solutions that enhance the lives of individuals and families, Control4 is the automation platform of choice for consumers, major consumer electronics companies, hotels, and businesses around the world.
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