Paul Arling Recognized For Establishing Sustained Innovation and
Delivering Laudable Financial Performance and Investor Returns
SANTA ANA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 9, 2015--
Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ:UEIC), the worldwide leader in universal
remote control technologies and control interfaces, today announced that
Paul Arling, CEO, has won the “Outstanding Public Company CEO” category
of the Orange County Technology Alliance’s annual High-Tech Innovation
Now in its 22nd year, the prestigious High-Tech Innovation Awards honor
the best OC-based tech companies, people and products driving innovation
locally and globally. Arling, who received the award for the first time
this year, was named “CEO of the Year” for his role in establishing an
innovation culture at Universal Electronics, and for his leadership in
guiding the company’s impressive financial performance and stockholder
investment returns throughout his tenure.
“I am truly honored to be named CEO of the Year by this wonderful
organization,” said Paul Arling, chairman and chief executive officer of
Universal Electronics. “Orange County is a powerfully important hub for
global technology innovation. I’m blessed to lead a team of super-smart
individuals that have been the real movers behind our success.”
Under Arling’s leadership, Universal Electronics has leveraged decades
of research into developing some of the most innovative solutions,
applications and advances in the home entertainment control marketplace.
The company recently announced reaching a major milestone with its QuickSet®
solution: the embedded technology has been deployed in more than 150
million devices worldwide, including set-top boxes, connected TVs, media
devices, game consoles, smartphones, tablets and more.
“Our judges reviewed significantly more nominations this year than in
previous years and selecting finalists was not easy,” said Peter Craig,
CEO, OC Tech Alliance. “We congratulate Paul Arling for being selected
as Outstanding Public Company CEO of the Year, as well as the entire
team at Universal Electronics who made it all possible.”
About Universal Electronics
Founded in 1986, Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) is the global leader
in wireless control technology for the connected home. UEI designs,
develops, and delivers innovative solutions that enable consumers to
control entertainment devices, digital media, and home systems. The
company’s broad portfolio of patented technologies and database of
infrared control software have been adopted by many Fortune 500
companies in the consumer electronics, subscription broadcast, and
computing industries. UEI sells and licenses wireless control products
through distributors and retailers under the One For All® brand name.
More information is available at www.uei.com.
About Orange County Technology Alliance
Orange County Technology Alliance is a 501(c)6 nonprofit trade
association committed to fast-forwarding the local innovation economy.
It is the successor organization to the Orange County Council of
TechAmerica and AeA. It is the only technology association addressing
the needs of technology companies and their leaders based in Orange
County, Calif. The alliance serves members through local networking,
professional development, state and federal advocacy, savings on
business services and industry recognition. To learn more about
membership, contact OC Tech Alliance at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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