SCOTTSDALE, AZ, Novemeber 3, 2009 – Apriva, the leading wireless transactions and secure information solutions provider, welcomes Karen Coover to its executive leadership team as Vice President of Human Resources. “Bringing aboard an experienced, senior human resources executive at this time is a critical step in our expansion plan,” said Chris Spinella, Apriva CEO. “Recruiting and retaining the right individuals to fuel our growth is a key component, particularly as we move into international markets. Karen brings with her a wealth of tested experience with global companies and will be a tremendous asset to Apriva.”
Coover has nearly twenty years of global human resources experience in companies ranging from small technology firms to those on the Fortune 100. A specialist in workforce planning and talent acquisition, she holds a masters degree in business administration and is a certified leadership facilitator.
“I am excited about joining Apriva’s management team, and helping to build a lean and effective workforce both domestically and abroad,” said Coover. “In these difficult economic times, there is a wealth of talent in the marketplace. Apriva’s expansion comes at the right time to find the best people to move the organization towards its goals.”
Coover will be responsible for implementing best in class human resource practices in all areas of the company, domestic and abroad. In addition to recruitment and hiring, she will also drive strategies for succession planning, leadership and organizational development, and change management as the company expands its market reach and resources.
Founded in 1999, Apriva is the leading provider of wireless transactions and secure information messaging solutions that meet the exacting security and reliability requirements of financial services providers, government entities, and public service sectors. Through its two operating groups, Apriva Point of Sale (POS) and Apriva Information Security Systems (ISS), the company offers customers fully-managed, end-to-end, security solutions that incorporate hardware, software, network infrastructure and management tools. For more information, please visit https://www.apriva.com
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