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Code Corporation adds Thomas Rissman, Jessica Foo to Software Sales leadership

Code Corporation adds Thomas Rissman, Jessica Foo to Software Sales leadership, Code

Data capture innovators, Code Corporation, have announced the expansion of its leadership team with the hiring of Software Sales Director, EMEA, Thomas Rissman, and Software Sales Manager, Jessica Foo. The pair will both be based in the Netherlands, and play a leading role in delivering on the company’s strategic growth targets in the software division.

“Code Corporation has experienced tremendous growth and is expanding new market opportunities in EMEA regions,” said Code Corporation CEO Kent Hansen. “We know these successful efforts are made possible by our extremely talented sales team based in Europe. We look forward to working with Thomas in his new role and welcome Jessica with open arms to the Code sales management team.”

Mr. Rissmann has spent the last seven years with Code Corporation, where he was influential in establishing the company’s world-class barcode decoder CortexDecoder. With more than 25 years of data capture experience, he has held leadership positions within tech companies including Centiveo GmbH, DLoG GmbH, and Avnet Technology Solutions. In his new role, he will oversee sales activities and new market opportunities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Ms. Foo comes into her new role with more than 10 years of global consultative selling experience in sales, account, business development and product management in electronics and IT businesses. She most recently served as a Senior Sales Manager with Super Micro Computer.

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Code Corporation Adds Justin Mckelvy to Lead Data and Infrastructure Team

Code Corporation Adds Justin Mckelvy to Lead Data and Infrastructure Team

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Code Corporation, a global leader in barcode scanning and data capture technologies, today announced it has hired Justin McKelvy as Sr. Manager of Data & Infrastructure. He will be a key player in the company’s drive toward data transformation and big data while also heading up the IT department. “Code Corporation has been a leader in data acquisition technology for 20 years,” said Kent Hansen, CEO of Code Corporation. “We are extending our expertise into new platforms and processes to enhance how our customers use and benefit from data to optimize their efforts. Justin will be a key player in forging the pathways to enable our big data ambitions, and we welcome him to the team.” McKelvy will help drive the data transformation effort at Code. This will begin with data automation, across platforms and departments. These efforts will help elevate staff out of conducting time-consuming data work and into higher analysis and innovation. This starts by introducing scalable data lake and data warehouse architecture within AWS and by building out robust data pipelines that allow for a reliable source of truth metrics to drive business insights with greater detail and speed than the company has before. McKelvy said, “Our Data transformation efforts will set the foundation for several technologies to begin layering on our collected device data, such as machine learning, which can help drive product enhancement, operational forecasts, and customer analysis.” Prior to Code, McKelvy served as the VP of Technology for ETTMA. He has an extensive background in data analysis and system architecture. About Code Corporation For more than 20 years, Code Corporation has been an industry pioneer, leader, and champion for data capture innovation and has garnered more than 100 patents. By crafting and continuing to perfect its unique decoding algorithms, Code and its line of image-based scanning and decoding technology consistently deliver unparalleled performance companies around the world depend on every day. Code designs and manufactures a complete line of market-leading hardware and software data capture solutions. Code products are not only valued for providing a consistent level of workflow efficiency year after year, but also for their ergonomic design, durability, ease of customization, and seamless integration. Code is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah with offices in Boston and Amsterdam. For more, please visit www.codecorp.com. Contacts Tim Rush Springboard5 801-208-1100 tim.rush@springboard5.com

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Code Corporation Adds Blake Christensen as New VP of Finance

Code Corporation Adds Blake Christensen as New VP of Finance

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 11, 2021--Code Corporation, a global leader in barcode scanning and data capture technologies, today announced it has hired industry veteran Blake Christensen as its new vice president of finance. “We are pleased to welcome Blake as a significant member of our leadership team,” said Kent Hansen, CEO of Code Corporation. “His successful track record and extensive experience in leading the financial operations of technology and life science businesses are proof points of his skillset. We look forward to his strategic input and impact as we manage global market challenges and position Code for the future.” Christensen comes to Code with more than 20 years of strategic finance and accounting experience, most recently servicing companies in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. As the VP of Finance, Christensen will lead Code’s finance strategy as it capitalizes on the forecasted rapid growth and expands into new markets and opportunities. Furthermore, because of his technical background and leadership, the IT team at Code will report to him as well. Christensen launched his career in public accounting spending four years with two regional CPA firms in Salt Lake City, Utah after earning two Bachelors of Arts degrees in Finance and Accounting and a Master’s Degree of Professional Accountancy from the University of Utah. From there, he went on to secure senior finance positions with technology companies including SaaS and Enterprise software companies in Natural Language Processing (NLP), Data Analytics, and Online Backup/Storage. From there, he transitioned to the pharmaceutical and medical device space where, for the last few years, he has focused on corporate controllership and strategic planning.

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