DATAWATCH APPOINTS MARY DUNLAVEY-MURPHY AS VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Datawatch Focuses on Culture and Employee Success amidst Rapid Global Growth
Chelmsford, Mass.—August 26, 2013—Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH), the leading global provider of information optimization solutions, today announced the appointment of Mary Dunlavey-Murphy as the global Vice President, Human Resources.
“We are extremely happy to have Mary bring her extensive experience in human resources, specifically for the software industry, to Datawatch,” said Michael Morrison, president and chief executive officer for Datawatch. “As we continue to expand Datawatch’s operations globally, through both organic and inorganic opportunities, like our recently announced intention to acquire Panopticon AB, it is imperative that we maintain a healthy culture for our employees. Mary brings a unique set of skills to help us ensure that Datawatch continues to be an exciting and satisfying place to work.”
Mary brings 30 years of human resources experience to Datawatch, with much of that background specifically in software and other high tech multi-national companies, of various sizes including Wang Laboratories, Motorola, Applix, m-Qube, Netegrity and Ardent Software. In addition to running her own human resources and executive coaching consulting practice over the past few years, Mary has most recently been the Global Head of Human Resources for the 3500 person Healthcare Division of Nypro A Jabil Company.
“Datawatch has an outstanding team in place and a unique opportunity in the marketplace,” said Ms. Dunlavey-Murphy. “As I look at the organization and the rapid growth that they are experiencing I am excited about the opportunity to build a world class organization that has a strong culture that is deeply rooted in both personal and professional success.”
Mary holds a B.S. in Social Services from Salem State College.
ABOUT DATAWATCH CORPORATION
Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) is a leader in providing information optimization products and solutions that allow organizations to deliver the greatest data variety possible into their big data and analytic applications. Datawatch provides organizations the ability to integrate structured, unstructured, and semi-structured sources like reports, PDF files, and EDI streams into these applications to provide a 360 degree perspective of the issues and opportunities that exist in their businesses. More than 40,000 organizations worldwide use Datawatch’s products and services, including 99 of the Fortune 100, and businesses of every type can benefit from the power and flexibility of Datawatch’s industry leading solutions. Datawatch is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts with offices in London, Munich, Singapore, Sydney and Manila, and with partners and customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. For more information, visit datawatch.imarc.io.
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