SAN DIEGO, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeProof, the award-winning maker of all-protective, everyday cases for smartphones and tablets, today announced that it has named Timothy Van Linge as chief financial officer (CFO). In this position, Van Linge will be responsible for strategic financial management, including accounting systems, reporting, and analysis.
Van Linge brings a proven combination of strong strategic, financial, and business skills to LifeProof. His broad base of experience includes international planning, budgeting, and reporting for multiple entities. In addition, he managed information flows between corporate and operational/regional finance teams and financially led two companies through an IPO in 2000 and 2004. His experience includes financial and accounting positions at Greatcall, Cricket Wireless, Websense, Nuvasive, and Omni Life Science.
"Timothy is highly adept at defining and implementing financial systems. He has a depth of experience with well-known brands that will strengthen our management team," said Gary Rayner, CEO of LifeProof. "His significant expertise in corporate finance, strategic business initiatives and the unique requirements of growth-oriented companies is vital as LifeProof rapidly transforms into a fast growing, household brand."
The LifeProof company mantra is Freedom; LifeProof designs, manufactures and markets an entirely new category of products designed to give people more freedom from environmental constraints. The San Diego based company offers elegant and protective cases for smartphones and tablets that enable full functionality and interactivity under any condition encountered in daily life. The registered brand name 'LifeProof' is inspired by the protection and fully functional convenient operation of the device in water, mud, dirt, or snow. LifeProof has received numerous awards, including the Parent Tested Parent Approved Award and About.com's Readers' Choice Award 2012. For more information, visit www.lifeproof.com.