Paragon Technologies Appoints New CFO
EASTON, Pa., June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Paragon Technologies, Inc. (OTC Pink: PGNT), a leading supplier of “smart” material handling systems and “software-driven” warehouse and distribution center solutions, today announced the appointment of James D. Floyd as Interim CFO, effective Tuesday, June 12, 2012.
Commenting on the announcement, Chairman of the Board, Sham Gad, stated, “On behalf of the Board of Directors, we would like to thank Mr. Semanick for his many years of service to the Company.” Mr. Gad further stated, “We welcome and are excited to have Mr. Floyd join the Company. Mr. Floyd brings a depth of talent and expertise that we believe will be of enormous benefit to Paragon at this important stage in its future growth efforts.”
James D. Floyd
James D. Floyd, age 46, is an accounting and financial professional with over 25 years of experience in both publicly traded and privately held companies. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Floyd held positions as Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Controller, Vice President of Accounting, and various other senior accounting positions. Most recently, Mr. Floyd served as Project Manager/PMO for SanDisk Inc.’s (Nasdaq: SNDK) Enterprise Growth Global Outsourcing Project. Mr. Floyd is the Founder of CFO Outsourcing Solutions, Inc., a professional services firm providing senior level accounting and financial services to privately held companies up to Fortune 500 companies across the globe. Mr. Floyd is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in Pennsylvania and is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of CPA (PICPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Mr. Floyd has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California.
About Paragon Technologies
Paragon Technologies, Inc. through its operating subsidiary, SI Systems, Inc., is a leader in integrating material handling systems and creating automated solutions for material flow applications. SI Systems’ branded technologies and material handling solutions address unit assembly in manufacturing operations and order fulfillment applications. One of the top material handling systems suppliers worldwide, SI Systems’ leading clients have included the United States Postal Service, BMG, Peterbilt, Honda, and Maybelline.
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