Major Executive Search Recruits Board Member for Airgain, Inc.

November 2018

TJ Chung
Board Member

Major Executive Search announces the successful completion of an assignment placing TJ Chung on the Board of Directors for Airgain, Inc., located in San Diego, CA.  Airgain (NASDAQ: AIRG), is a leading provider of advanced antenna technologies. Chung brings extensive executive and board experience to his role on the Airgain Board of Directors.  MES Board Practice partner Teresa Jacques conducted the assignment along with founder and CEO, Sue Major.

Chung is a Senior Partner at Core Industrial Partners, LLC, a Chicago-based private equity firm investing in North American lower middle-market industrial and manufacturing businesses. He has over twenty-five years of leadership experience in strategic development, business acquisition, operational excellence, global expansion, and innovation across software, electronics, and industrial sectors, and was most recently the President of Teletrac Navman, a leading global SaaS provider of cloud-based commercial telematics solutions and an operating company of Danaher (NYSE: DHR). Prior to Teletrac Navman, Chung served as CEO of Navman Wireless, a leading SaaS provider of GPS-based fleet management solutions, and has held senior executive positions at Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) and Emerson Electric (NYSE: EMR).

“I’m delighted to be joining Airgain at such an exciting time for the company and the industries it serves,” said TJ Chung. “The increasing importance of wireless connectivity across industries and around the globe, combined with Airgain’s technical leadership provide huge opportunities for the company.”

“We are thrilled to have TJ join the board at Airgain at this key point in the company’s growth,” said James K. Sims, Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer at Airgain. “His deep operating experience, combined with his knowledge and insight into the fleet market means he will be an invaluable addition to the Airgain board.”

Chung currently serves on the boards of both Littelfuse (NASDAQ: LFUS) and Mastercraft (NASDAQ: MCFT).  At Littelfuse, Chung serves as the Chair of the compensation committee and as a member of both the Nominating & Governance and Technology committees.  Chung has served on the board of directors of Mastercraft since 2016 and is a member of its Compensation committee. In addition, he serves on the advisory boards of the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin and the Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. 

About Airgain
Airgain, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRG), is a leading provider of advanced antenna technologies used to enable high performance wireless networking across a broad range of devices and markets, including connected home, enterprise, automotive, and Internet of Things (IoT). Combining design-led thinking with testing and development, Airgain works in partnership with the entire ecosystem, including carriers, chipset suppliers, OEMs, and ODMs. Airgain’s antennas are deployed in carrier, fleet, enterprise, residential, private, government, and public safety wireless networks and systems, including set-top boxes, access points, routers, modems, gateways, media adapters, portables, digital televisions, sensors, fleet, and asset tracking devices. Airgain is headquartered in San Diego, California, and maintains design and test centers in the U.S., U.K., and China. For more information, visit www.airgain.com.

About Major Executive Search
Major Executive Search is a retained executive search firm specializing in the placement of senior-level technology executives and board directors. The Major Executive Search Board Practice helps technology companies strengthen their boards and improve effectiveness and performance via balanced and diverse board candidates with the right blend of expertise and experience. The firm’s strategy is founded on identifying and recruiting world-class talent while providing superior customer service using a proprietary search process that yields extraordinary results.  For more information, visit: www.majorexecutivesearch.com.