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Xplore Appoints John Graff as Vice President of Marketing

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:XPLR) today announced that John Graff has joined its executive leadership team as vice president of marketing. He brings to Xplore more than 25 years of business-to-business (B2B) marketing experience and a strong track record of innovation, change and evolution within the technology industry.

“John has an immensely successful track record of building highly-impactful marketing teams that have driven measurable growth in revenue and profitability,” said Mark Holleran, president and COO of Xplore. “His ability to successfully capitalize on new trends and technologies in marketing has been repeatedly recognized with industry awards and accolades from the Corporate Executive Board, Eloqua, and Forrester Research, among others. We are excited that he will now be driving our efforts to increase Xplore’s global brand awareness and further expand adoption of Xplore rugged tablets in worldwide markets, including manufacturing, mining, oil & gas, utilities, public safety and the military.”

Graff joins Xplore from National Instruments, where he spent 30 years leading sales, marketing, customer operations and product marketing teams. Most recently, he served as vice president of corporate marketing after spending five years as the vice president of sales and marketing in the Americas.

Graff is an Honors graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and holds Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Marketing and Business. He’s also a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) evangelist and serves on the Past Presidents’ Council of the Thinkery (previously the Austin Children’s Museum).

About Xplore Technologies
Xplore is The Rugged Tablet Authority™, exclusively manufacturing powerful, long-lasting, and customer-defined rugged tablet PCs since 1996. Today, Xplore offers the broadest portfolio of genuinely rugged tablets – and the most complete lineup of rugged tablet accessories – on Earth. Its mobility solutions are purpose-built for the energy, utilities, telecommunications, military and defense, manufacturing, distribution, public safety, healthcare, government, and field service sectors. The company’s award-winning military-grade computers are also among the most powerful and longest lasting in their class, built to withstand nearly any hazardous condition or environmental extreme for years without fail. Visit www.xploretech.com for more information on how Xplore and its global channel partners engineer complete mobility solutions to meet specialized workflow demands. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

Forward Looking Statements
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Xplore Contact Information: Debbie Russo Director, Marketing outboundmarketing@xploretech.com Tom Wilkinson, Chief Financial Officer Phone: (512) 637-1162 Email: twilkinson@xploretech.com Matt Kreps, Darrow Associates Investor Relations Phone: (512) 696-6401 Email: xplr@darrowir.com

Source:Xplore Technologies Corp