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2016-09-14

Xura Appoints Ronald J. de Lange to its Board of Directors

its Board of Directors

Veteran mobile industry leader joins Xura's Board of Directors to help deliver
next-generation digital services to operators and support acceleration of
strategic growth plans

WAKEFIELD, Mass., 2016-09-14 13:01 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Xura, Inc., a leading provider of digital communications services, today
announced the appointment of Ronald J. de Lange to its Board of Directors,
effective immediately.

With a wealth of experience and more than 36 years in the telecommunications
industry, Ronald served as President and CEO of Tekelec, Inc., a leading global
networking software company focused on enabling people and devices to talk,
text, and access the internet globally. Ronald held this position from 2011 to
2013, where he was instrumental in executing on the company’s strategic growth
plans and enabling next-generation service provider initiatives.

“Ron is a pioneer in the mobile industry and we are excited to welcome him to
Xura’s Board of Directors,” said Hubert de Pesquidoux, Xura’s Executive
Chairman and Siris Executive Partner. “Throughout his tenure as CEO of Tekelec,
Ron helped influence mobile communications globally, delivering
mission-critical networking and signaling solutions to over 300 communications
service providers. We believe Ron’s leadership and experience will be
invaluable to Xura as it continues to grow and provide connectivity solutions
to mobile operators across the world.”

"I am delighted that Ron has joined Xura’s Board. His exemplary achievements
and in-depth technical knowledge of the digital communications market are
clearly reflected through his effective leadership of Tekelec. This expertise,
along with his strong relationships with mobile operators, will complement our
existing Board of Directors and Executive Team, helping us advance our digital
communications leadership and strategy," said Philippe Tartavull, Xura's Chief
Executive Officer.

Commenting on his appointment, Ronald de Lange commented, "I am honored and
excited to join Xura’s Board of Directors following its recent acquisition by
Siris. I look forward to working with the team to help accelerate our strategy
to bring best-in-class messaging, voicemail, signaling, security, and
monetization solutions to our customers."

Prior to becoming President and CEO of Tekelec, Ronald served as Executive Vice
President of Tekelec’s Global Product Solutions group and is a 24-year veteran
of Lucent Technologies, where he held a number of leadership roles. Since 2014,
Ronald has been a professional investor engaged in financing early stage
technology companies and managing other business interests. Ronald currently
serves as Chairman of the Board at Radisys Corporation, a high performance
software and integrated systems company focused on helping communications
service providers maximize, virtualize and monetize their networks.

About Xura, Inc.

Xura offers a portfolio of digital services solutions that enable global
communications across a variety of mobile devices and platforms. We help
communication service providers (CSPs) and enterprises navigate and monetize
the digital ecosystem to create innovative, new experiences through our
cloud-based offerings. Our solutions touch more than three billion people
through 350+ service providers and enterprises in 140+ countries. You can find
us at Xura.com.

Media Contact:
Maria Hudson
Xura
maria.hudson@xura.com
+44 7967813429

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