Garmin Names New Manager of Investor Relations
Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kerri R. Thurston as manager of investor relations, effective April 21, 2008. Ms. Thurston will report to Kevin Rauckman, chief financial officer and treasurer of Garmin Ltd., and will be responsible for Garmin’s overall investor relations program and other financial duties for the company.
Prior to joining Garmin, Thurston was the director of treasury for Interstate Bakeries Corporation in Kansas City, Missouri. She also worked for 6 years at Sprint Nextel in Overland Park, Kan., in various financial functions. Kerri earned her B.S. in accounting from Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville.
“Kerri’s diverse professional background and overall financial expertise will provide Garmin with the proper mix of skills needed to serve the investor relations function,” said Rauckman. “We consider investor relations to be an important function and are pleased that Kerri has joined our team.”
About Garmin International Inc.
The global leader in satellite navigation, Garmin Ltd. and its subsidiaries have designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and applications since 1989 – most of which are enabled by GPS technology. Garmin’s products serve automotive, mobile, wireless, outdoor recreation, marine, aviation, and OEM applications. Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in the Cayman Islands, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit Garmin's virtual pressroom at www.garmin.com/pressroom or contact the Investor Relations department at 913-397-8200. Garmin is a registered trademark of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.