ForTheRecord appoints Rick Spotts as Executive Vice President
Phoenix, AZ, USA – 5 June 2012 – ForTheRecord (FTR), a leading provider of digital recording and content management solutions for judicial and public safety venues, today announced that Rick Spotts has been appointed to the role of Executive Vice President (EVP) of FTR.
Mr Spotts, who was most recently Vice President, Global Sales at FTR, replaces Daniel Bennett who has transferred to a new role within the Melbourne IT Group.
In his new role, Mr Spotts is responsible for leading FTR’s operations globally and driving the adoption of the company’s world-leading digital recording technologies by public organisations. He has a long history of senior sales management experience, much of which has been gained in the law enforcement, government, digital media and data-com technologies and legal services sectors.
Prior to joining FTR, Mr Spotts held senior roles with companies such as Decatur Electronics, Altec Lansing, US Robotics/3COM, and Westlaw. He came on board at FTR in December 2010 as VP Sales –Americas, before taking on the global sales role in 2011. Rick possesses a law degree (JD) from Drake University School of Law.
“Rick has made a significant impact at FTR in a very short period of time, and I am delighted to announce his appointment as Executive Vice President,” said Melbourne IT CEO & Managing Director, Theo Hnarakis.
“FTR has performed strongly over the past 12 months under Daniel and Rick’s leadership, and with Daniel moving into a new role within the Group it is pleasing that we can hand the reins over to Rick in a seamless transition. I have no doubt that Rick will continue FTR’s success and ensure customers continue to benefit from sustained product innovation and high quality service,” Mr Hnarakis said.
ForTheRecord (FTR) Limited is a global leader in providing digital recording and content management systems for judicial and public safety venues. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, and part of the global Melbourne IT Group, FTR solutions are sold through a worldwide network of authorized resellers and systems integrators and can be found in more than 22,500 recording venues across 55 countries. For more information about FTR Limited please visit www.fortherecord.com
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