Volt Information Sciences Announces Appointment of William J. Grubbs as Chairman of Board and Election of Celia Brown as an Independent Director

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Volt Information Sciences, Inc. (“Volt” or the “Company”)
an international provider of staffing services
and managed service programs, today announced that immediately following
its 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, William J. Grubbs, a current
member of the Company’s Board of Directors, was appointed Chairman of
the Board. Mr. Grubbs succeeds Nick Cyprus, who will continue in his
role as Chair of the Company’s Audit Committee. In addition, Celia R.
Brown, a management consultant, was elected as a new independent
director and appointed Chair of the Company’s Human Resources and
Compensation Committee.

Mr. Grubbs commented, “It has been an honor to serve as Vice-Chairman of
Volt’s Board and I’m pleased to play an expanded role as Chairman. I am
very thankful to Nick and my colleagues on the Board for their
confidence in my leadership as we partner with Volt’s strong management
team to take the Company to the next level of profitable growth.”

Mr. Grubbs added, “We’re also very excited to have Celia join Volt’s
Board of Directors. Celia is a proven strategic business leader with
extensive experience in human resources, talent evaluation and
development, as well as diversity and compensation strategies. We are
confident that Celia’s breadth of professional experience will be
extremely valuable as we work to achieve our objectives to the benefit
of all Volt’s stakeholders.”

Mr. Grubbs, who joined Volt in February 2017 as a director, recently
retired from his position as President, Chief Executive Officer and a
director of Cross Country Healthcare (Nasdaq:CCRN), a staffing company
that specializes in healthcare workforce solutions. Previously, Mr.
Grubbs served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of
Trueblue, Inc., a leading provider of specialized workforce solutions.

Ms. Brown has been a director of 1-800-Flowers.com, Inc. since June
2016, serving as a member of its Compensation and Nominating and
Governance Committees. From 2010 through January 2016, Ms. Brown served
as the Executive Vice President and Group HR Director of Willis Group
Holdings, a publicly-traded broking, solutions and advisory firm that
merged with Towers Watson. In her capacity as Executive Vice President
and Group HR Director, she advised management, the compensation
committee and board of directors on talent strategy, succession
planning, reward strategy, culture, and diversity. Ms. Brown earned a
B.A. degree from Emory University and earned a J.D. degree from the
University of North Carolina School of Law.

About Volt Information Sciences, Inc.

Volt Information Sciences, Inc. is a global provider of staffing
services (traditional time and materials-based as well as
project-based). Our staffing services consist of workforce solutions
that include providing contingent workers, personnel recruitment
services, and managed staffing services programs supporting primarily
administrative, technical, information technology, light-industrial and
engineering positions. Our managed staffing programs involve managing
the procurement and on-boarding of contingent workers from multiple
providers. Our customer care solutions specialize in serving as an
extension of our customers’ consumer relationships and processes
including collaborating with customers, from help desk inquiries to
advanced technical support. Our complementary businesses offer customer
care call centers, customized talent, and supplier management solutions
to a diverse client base. Volt services global industries including
aerospace, automotive, banking and finance, consumer electronics,
information technology, insurance, life sciences, manufacturing, media
and entertainment, pharmaceutical, software, telecommunications,
transportation, and utilities. For more information, visit www.volt.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject
to a number of known and unknown risks, including, among others, general
economic, competitive and other business conditions, the degree and
timing of customer utilization and rate of renewals of contracts with
the Company, and the degree of success of business improvement
initiatives that could cause actual results, performance and
achievements to differ materially from those described or implied in the
forward-looking statements. Information concerning these and other
factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
in the forward-looking statements are contained in company reports filed
with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Copies of the
Company’s latest Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent Quarterly
Reports on Form 10-Q, as filed with the SEC, are available without
charge upon request to Volt Information Sciences, Inc., 50 Charles
Lindbergh Blvd., Suite 206, Uniondale NY 11553, Attention: Shareholder
Relations. These and other SEC filings by the Company are also available
to the public over the Internet at the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov
and at the Company’s website at http://www.volt.com
in the Investor & Governance section.


Investor Contacts:
Volt Information Sciences, Inc.
[email protected]

Lasse Glassen, Addo Investor Relations
[email protected]

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