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Baltimore, MD, United States, 2012/03/06 - SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in data protection, announced the appointment of Mark S. Molina as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, effective March 6 - SafeNet-Inc.com. Euronext NL0000400653 GTO
Mr. Molina will supervise the company’s worldwide legal affairs, and will report to Chris Fedde, SafeNet’s President and Chief Executive Officer. He will also serve the company’s Board of Directors as Secretary.
Mr. Fedde stated,“We are very pleased to welcome Mark to SafeNet’s executive team. His accomplishments as a chief legal officer for fast-moving, publicly-traded, high technology companies make him the ideal candidate to advise on the complex legal matters facing a growing, globally-oriented technology leader like SafeNet." Mr. Fedde continued,"In addition, Mark’s broad range of experience with public and private securities offerings, SEC reporting and compliance obligations, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and protection efforts, and complex litigation matters will prove invaluable as SafeNet continues to expand its business around the world.”
Prior to joining SafeNet, Mr. Molina served as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, and Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer for L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc., a global identification solutions company. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Secretary for Identix Incorporated, a leading provider of multi-modal biometric technologies. He has also served as Senior Counsel for Harris Corporation, and worked as an attorney in private firms domestically and abroad, including Shearman and Sterling in New York City, where he began his career.
Mr. Molina received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, and a Juris Doctor degree (J.D.) from the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is a member of the New York, California, and Minnesota Bars.
Mr. Molina succeeds Kenneth Siegel, who left the company to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Fedde said,“I’d like to thank Ken Siegel for his insight and counsel over the past two years. We wish him only the best in his future endeavors.”
About SafeNet, Inc.
Founded in 1983, SafeNet, Inc. (safenet-inc.com) is one of the largest information security companies in the world, and is trusted to protect the most sensitive data for market-leading organizations around the globe. SafeNet’s data-centric approach focuses on the protection of high value information throughout its lifecycle, from the data center to the cloud. More than 25,000 customers across commercial enterprises and government agencies trust SafeNet to protect and control access to sensitive data, manage risk, ensure compliance, and secure virtual and cloud environments.