Jeff Gardner, the president and chief executive officer of telematics company CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP) passed away on Sunday due to presumed natural causes, the Irvine-based company said.
“We are shocked and profoundly saddened by the passing of Jeff Gardner. Jeff was a dedicated and humble leader who cared deeply for his colleagues, his family and his community,” Henry Maier, chairman of the board of directors, said in a statement today.
Gardner was appointed CalAmp’s president and CEO on July 2, 2020, after serving as the interim president and CEO since March 25, 2020. He was scheduled to step down by Oct. 30.
Jason Cohenour, a director on CalAmp’s board of directors, has been named interim chief executive officer by the board, effective immediately.