COPPELL, Texas, June 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Costar Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTC Markets Group: CSTI) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Scott Switzer as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Switzer has been serving as the Company’s Interim President and CEO since April 2020.
Sally Washlow, Chair of the Board of Directors said, “Scott has managed Costar extremely well over the last two years and played a vital role in shaping the organization’s strategic direction. He skillfully navigated us through a particularly difficult time in the global economy. Scott embodies Costar’s core values and I am confident that he will provide the leadership and expertise needed to move the Company forward.”
“This is a pivotal time in Costar’s history, and I am honored that the Board of Directors has placed their trust in me to lead us through it. I do not take this responsibility lightly,” stated Switzer. “I am extremely excited to be named the permanent President and CEO and I look forward to continue working with this incredible team to create meaningful, long-term value for our shareholders.”
Prior to being appointed Interim President and CEO in April 2020, Mr. Switzer served as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer from 2018 to April 2020, and as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of the Company from 2011 to April 2020.
Mr. Switzer began his career with the Company in 2001 and became Controller in 2008 after previously holding the same position for Costar Video Systems, LLC. Prior to joining the Company, he served as a consultant with Accenture. Mr. Switzer holds a BBA from the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University.
Costar Technologies, Inc. develops, designs, manufactures, and distributes a range of security solution products including surveillance cameras, lenses, digital video recorders and high-speed domes. The Company also develops, designs, and distributes industrial vision products to observe repetitive production and assembly lines, thereby increasing efficiency by detecting faults in the production process. Headquartered in Coppell, Texas, the Company’s shares currently trade on the OTC Markets Group under the ticker symbol “CSTI”. Costar was ranked as the 40th largest company in a&s magazine’s Security 50 for 2020. Security 50 is an annual ranking by the magazine of the world’s largest security manufacturers in the areas of video surveillance, access control and intruder alarms, based on sales revenue.
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