Black Box Announces Chief Financial Officer to Resign

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX), a leading digital solutions provider, announced today that Anthony J. Massetti has informed the Company of his decision to resign as its Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer due to personal reasons regarding his relocation to the Pittsburgh area as originally contemplated. Mr. Massetti's resignation is not related to any issues regarding financial disclosures or accounting matters.

Mr. Massetti will remain in his current positions during a transition period and the Company has engaged a national search firm to identify his successor.

E.C. Sykes, President and CEO, stated, “We appreciate Anthony’s contributions to Black Box, and his willingness to stay on board to allow for an orderly transition. We wish him well in his future endeavors.”

Mr. Massetti stated, “I have nothing but the utmost respect for Black Box and for the many fine Team Members I have met here. I will continue to work diligently during my remaining time here to further the company’s goals. I wish Black Box well in its future.”

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About Black Box
Black Box is a leading digital solutions provider dedicated to helping customers build, manage, optimize, and secure their IT infrastructure. Black Box delivers high-value products and services through its global presence and more than 3,500 team members. To learn more, visit the Black Box website at

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