Thursday, March 07, 2013
Globalscape President Promoted to CEO
Craig Robinson to continue as president and join board of directors
SAN ANTONIO, TX - GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (NYSE Amex: GSB) today announced that Craig A. Robinson, President and Chief Operating Officer, has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer of the company and also has been appointed to the Globalscape board of directors. Both appointments were effective March 1, 2013. Mr. Robinson will continue as president of Globalscape, and the company has no current plans to maintain the Chief Operating Officer position.
In announcing the promotion and appointment, Globalscape Chairman Thomas W. Brown stated, “Craig is the right choice to lead Globalscape to new levels of growth and profitability. I look forward to the management team delivering another year of growth and improved financial performance in 2013, driven by solid market demand for the Company’s secure file transfer solutions.”
Robinson joined Globalscape in 2008 after 20 years in the technology industry, including executive positions at Symantec, AXENT Technologies, and META Security Group. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering, both from Stanford University.
“Globalscape has grown top line revenue consistently in recent years,” said Mr. Robinson. “I will continue to work with the leadership team to grow revenue while also increasing earnings and extending our market leadership.”
Globalscape, Inc. (NYSE MKT: 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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