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Plantronics’ Pamela Strayer Named CFO of the Year

Strayer recognized by Silicon Valley Business Journal for exceptional leadership, insight and judgment


Monday, November 24, 2014 12:31 pm PST


Santa Cruz, CA
"It’s a tremendous honor to receive this award"

SANTA CRUZ, Calif.— November 24, 2014 – Plantronics (NYSE: PLT), a pioneer in audio and wearable technology, today announced that its Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Pamela Strayer, has been named as a 2014 CFO of the Year by the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Strayer was honored as the winner of this prestigious award in the public company category (over 500M in revenue) based on her achievements over the past several years.

Since joining Plantronics in 2012, Strayer has played a significant role in the success and growth of the company. While overseeing Plantronics’ finance, information technology, legal and investor relations organizations, Strayer has simultaneously helped to create significant transformational change in Plantronics’ finance operations, creating global standards of quality, effectiveness and accountability. Strayer’s efforts have helped ensure profitable growth over the long-term and have resulted in better supply chain and inventory controls in the short-term.

“It’s a tremendous honor to receive this award,” said Pam Strayer, CFO and SVP, Plantronics. “It’s only through a team effort that amazing things are accomplished. This award represents a culmination of a lot of hard work done by many and I’m pleased to accept it on the company’s behalf.”

The Silicon Valley Business Journal CFO awards are given annually to honor Silicon Valley’s top financial executives in six categories. Winners are selected by a panel of judges that included the deans of Santa Clara University and San Jose State University’s business schools and past award recipients.

About Plantronics – Simply Smarter Communications™
Plantronics is a global leader in audio communications for businesses and consumers. We have pioneered new trends in audio technology for more than 50 years, creating innovative products that allow people to simply communicate. From unified communication solutions to Bluetooth® headsets, 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 the New York Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit or call (800) 544-4660.


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