GlobalSCAPE Announces Randall Hawkins As Chief Financial Officer
SAN ANTONIO - GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (NYSE Amex: GSB), a leading developer of secure information exchange solutions, today announced the appointment of Randall Hawkins as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective May 16, 2011. Mr. Hawkins is responsible for all GlobalSCAPE financial functions and also will lead the company's investor relations activities. He reports directly to Jim Morris, GlobalSCAPE's president and CEO. Mr. Hawkins succeeds Mendy Marsh who has tendered her resignation in order to pursue other interests.
"Randall Hawkins is an experienced leader with deep finance and strategic planning skills," said Morris. "He has a strong track record in companies ranging from start-ups to a Fortune 100 publicly-traded company with significant international business activities. Randall's considerable finance and business experience will serve us well in the future as we continue to execute on our strategy and look forward to continuing our growth in future periods. While welcoming Randall, I also would like to thank Mendy for her contributions over the last couple of years, during a period where we executed several key product launches and improved our financial performance. "
Prior to joining GlobalSCAPE, Hawkins was vice president of finance with Keystone Directories LLC, a capital investment firm portfolio company that publishes yellow pages directories in the United States. Previously, Hawkins served as CFO of Homann Tire, Ltd. from April 2005 through August 2007 and as CFO of Programming Concepts Inc. from August 2001 through April 2005. He served previously as international finance officer for Cooper Industries, Inc., a Fortune 100 multinational manufacturing conglomerate. Mr. Hawkins also is a certified public accountant (CPA) in Texas. He has a BBA in accounting and an MBA in accounting information systems management, both from Baylor University.
"I am excited to join the GlobalSCAPE executive team," said Hawkins. "The company has a compelling strategic vision that I believe is well aligned with its leadership talent and available resources. This a great phase in the company's development and I look forward to continuing our strategic transitions and communicating with our investors."
GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (NYSE Amex: GSB), headquartered in San Antonio, TX, is a leading provider of secure information exchange solutions. 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. Serving a customer base that spans more than 150 countries and includes the majority of Fortune 100 companies, GlobalSCAPE's primary focus is providing customers with intuitive and efficient managed file transfer (MFT) solutions while also ensuring end-to-end security. For more information, visit GlobalSCAPE, or subscribe to our Blog or Twitter updates.
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