Tuesday, April 13, 2010
GlobalSCAPE Hires New Executive Vice President of Sales
SAN ANTONIO - GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (NYSE Amex: GSB), a leading developer of secure information exchange solutions, has hired William Buie as Executive Vice President of Sales. Mr. Buie succeeds Jeff Gehring who has left the company to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Buie is an accomplished high-tech industry executive with nearly 30 years of sales and marketing management experience. Prior to joining GlobalSCAPE, Mr. Buie was a senior vice president with Fujitsu, a global IT services, hardware and software provider, where he was responsible for alliance, channel, and system integrator sales in North America.
"We are extremely pleased to have Bill join our executive team," said Jim Morris, president and CEO of GlobalSCAPE. "He is a dynamic and seasoned sales and business development professional. With his experience building and growing successful teams in a wide range of enterprise and consumer environments, Bill will be instrumental in increasing GlobalSCAPE's global business."
Prior to Fujitsu, Mr. Buie was the Vice President of Global Strategic Partner Sales at Symantec Corporation where he grew re-sell bookings from $43M in 2004 to $933M in 2008. He also has prior executive experience in direct and channel marketing with IBM. Mr. Buie holds a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri and completed the Finance for Executives program at the Wharton School of Business.
GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (NYSE Amex: GSB), headquartered in San Antonio, TX, is a global provider of managed file transfer (MFT) and wide area file services (WAFS) solutions for securely exchanging critical information over the Internet, within an enterprise, and with business partners. Since the release of CuteFTP in 1996, GlobalSCAPE's solutions have continued to evolve to meet the business and technology needs of an increasingly interconnected global marketplace. For more information about GlobalSCAPE's products and services, visit www.globalscape.com or the company's Secure Info Exchange blog.
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