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Citation Technologies Announces New Leadership Team to Drive Innovation and Global Expansion of Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Regulatory Compliance Solutions
By: Business Wire
Dec. 5, 2012 10:00 AM
Citation Technologies, an industry leader in delivering Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) global compliance solutions, today announced the appointments of four new executive leadership team members tasked with driving global adoption of software-as-a-service (SaaS) EHS risk and compliance management solutions. Well-known and respected IT industry veteran David Carlson has been named President & CEO of Citation Technologies. Carlson will lead the company to further innovate and accelerate global sales penetration of Citation’s Compliance Suite, a selection of cloud-based software solutions for Fortune 1000 companies looking to maintain compliance and manage change in a rapidly evolving regulated environment while strengthening business sustainability, advancing corporate responsibility and promoting operational excellence.
“Complying with changing governmental agency regulations using cloud-based solutions makes the process of managing, and staying ahead of, regulatory changes easy for any business organization,” said David Carlson, President & CEO of Citation Technologies. “Companies need to be diligent when it comes to compliance versus risking the alternative.” The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) report on 2011 Compliance and Enforcement Annual Results, for example, estimates the dollar value of complying actions to be taken in response to the EPA’s enforcement actions was $19 billion. He added, “Citation’s new leadership team is ready to deliver new service innovations and expand international reach of our compliance solutions. This will help customers to easily conduct regulatory research through task management, data collection and compliance status reporting to manage change and monitor risk without placing undue risk and potential violations on the corporate entity, general public and natural resources.”
The new executive team brings proven track records in IT corporate management, data management, operations, sales leadership and business finance from key roles at some of the world’s largest public and private technology companies. Three new senior executives all reporting to Carlson are: Mark Hutchinson, Senior Vice President of Global Content and Product Management; Sam Buffington, Chief Financial Officer; and Tom Bonetto, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
David Carlson, President & CEO
Carlson, a successful leader of technology with an extensive history directing IT functions for high profile companies, joins Citation from information and insight company IHS (Information Handling Services) where he was SVP/CTO responsible for product development, content system, internal business applications and worldwide infrastructure. An international business expert proficient at directing complex systems throughout US, Canada, Asia and Europe, he’s the recipient of numerous awards for his leadership including CIO Magazine “Top 100 CIOs” and Smithsonian Institution’s “In Search of New Heroes” Awards among others. Carlson has also worked at Ingram Micro as SVP/CTO and was SVP/CIO for Kmart Corporation. Carlson holds multiple degrees including a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, a master’s degree in business and Ph.D. in engineering from the University of Michigan.
About Citation Technologies, Inc.
Citation Technologies, Inc. is a world leader in environmental, health and safety (EHS) compliance management solutions driving operational excellence, business sustainability and improved decision making at all levels. For nearly 20 years Citation has helped companies in manufacturing, agriculture, oil and gas extraction, retail trade, transportation and utilities comply with the evolving EH&S regulatory landscape to reduce costs, risks, fines and penalties that hinder productivity, profitability and performance. Visit www.citationtechnologies.com for more information or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
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