WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Halo Privacy, of Chicago, Seattle and Washington DC is pleased to announce the appointment of Timothy J. Theriault to the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Theriault is an Independent, Non-Executive Board member for Alliance Data Systems, Wellmark, and Vitamin Shoppe. Prior to Board work, Tim was an Advisor to the Executive Chairman of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. from June 2015 to December of 2016. Prior to his advisor role, he served as executive vice president and global chief information officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance from 2014–2015. He served in leadership positions at Walgreen Company as senior vice president and chief information, innovation and improvement officer from 2012–2014 and as senior vice president and chief information officer from 2009–2012. Additionally, Mr. Theriault worked for Northern Trust Corporation from 1991 to 2009, as president of corporate and institutional services, president of Worldwide Operations and Technology, and Chief Technology Officer; he served as director of end user computing and advanced technologies for S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc., from 1989 to 1991. Previously, he served as a board member for the Depository Trust Clearing Corporation and SureScripts, LLC.
L. Kevin Kelly, Halo Privacy CEO, said, "We vetted a number of candidates looking for someone with deep infosec background to join our board. Tim was the stand-out. I know Tim personally and believe that he brings the right balance of cyber security and management skills to help us through this next phase of growth."
Mr. Theriault added, "Halo has always been rock solid in the U.S. Government secure comms space but seeing how they've pivoted to buiding out a commercial client base really impressed me. Getting this right is a challenge and Halo has successfully built a viable product for a wide variety of use cases. By streamlining their production capability, Halo is poised to start offering customized solutions at off-the-shelf speeds. The key will be building out services that support the unique requirements we are seeing in the commercial sector. Every company is different and I like that Halo recognized that early and built a massive amount of flexibility into its core offering."
About Halo Privacy
Halo Privacy was founded by like-minded experts with many years of experience in government and industrial secure communications who believe that genuine privacy is still possible. The Halo approach to securing privacy goes beyond just hardware and technology. A keen understanding that the greatest threats to privacy are often human, coupled with the know-how to assume an attacker's perspective, have allowed Halo to protect the most sensitive information for grateful clients in the government and private sectors. Through a combination sophisticated intelligence tradecraft, streamlined training and proprietary technology, Halo offers every client a tailored privacy solution.
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