O’Neil Software, a provider of software solutions for records centers worldwide, has appointed David Holt as the company’s new CEO. Formerly the executive vice president responsible for software development and support services, Holt will assume responsibility for overall management, direction and growth of the Irvine, Calif., company
“I have worked closely with David on software-development objectives and goals since 1988. As my long-time friend and business partner, I’m confident he will use his organizational and team-building skills to grow the company, not only as he has done in software development, but now also in sales and marketing,” said Tim O’Neil, founder and board chairman.
Holt joined the company in 1991 as director of software development. “David has provided strong and innovative leadership in creating software solutions for the records-storage industry. For [more than] 20 years under his stewardship, our technology has followed and adopted the best of the emerging trends in automation and data management,” O’Neil said. “This has provided us with the foundation to meet all the challenges that come the way of a software company in the competitive and constantly changing world of information technology.”
In his new role, Holt will broaden the company’s foundation and expand initiatives into new products, services and markets, O’Neil noted.
O’Neil Software serves more than 1,000 records centers in more than 80 countries, ranging from startups to multi-national companies. In addition to software, the company specializes in barcode tracking, portable printers, wireless handhelds and Web technology.