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Kent Kovack Joins Futurex as VP, Director of Business Development - Financial Services

Futurex, an internationally recognized provider of Hardened Enterprise Security Platform technology for the protection of sensitive data, today announced the appointment of Kent Kovack as VP, Director of Business Development - Financial Services. In this role, he will work directly with organizations throughout the financial services sector, assisting them in designing and deploying enterprise-class cryptographic infrastructure.

Mr. Kovack will lead Futurex’s business development presence in the financial services sector by overseeing the development of partnerships, growing reseller relationships, and working directly with Tier-1 institutions. Additionally, Mr. Kovack’s duties will extend to assisting Futurex customers in designing and implementing scalable, dynamic data security solutions. He brings significant business development experience, a deep knowledge of the payments industry, and possesses a strong record of maximizing revenue streams and managing and developing channel partners abroad.

“The addition of Kent Kovack to the Futurex team will further enhance our ability to deliver innovative solutions to rapidly expanding markets,” said Brett Smith, President and CEO of Futurex. “His experience and thorough understanding of the requirements and opportunities in the financial payments industry will be invaluable.”

Kent Kovack comes to Futurex with more than 30 years of experience in the electronic payments and information and communication technology industries with a particular emphasis in data security and cryptography related to electronic funds transfer (EFT) payments. Most recently, Mr. Kovack served as the Senior Director of Sales at Visa Inc., for 14 years.

About Futurex (www.futurex.com )

For over 30 years, Futurex has been a globally recognized provider of hardened, enterprise-class data security solutions. Over 15,000 customers worldwide have trusted Futurex’s innovative Hardened Enterprise Security Platform to provide market-leading solutions for the secure encryption, storage, transmission, and certification of sensitive data.

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