AlphaPoint Announces Appointment of New Chief Financial Officer

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AlphaPoint Technology, Inc. (OTCBB. APPO) Announces Appointment of New Chief Financial Officer


TAMPA, Fla., June 11, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AlphaPoint Technology, Inc. (APPO) announced today the appointment of Geoff Bicknell as Chief Financial Officer effective Wednesday, May 23, 2012.

Mr. Bicknell is a non-executive director of the Isle of Man based Douglas Bay Capital Plc where he was formerly Chief Financial Officer from February 2009 until September 2011. From September 2011 to December 2011 he was also Chief Financial Officer of Savtira Corp, a Delaware corporation based in Tampa, Florida, which is in the business of digital distribution with a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) eCommerce platform. Prior to joining Douglas Bay, Mr. Bicknell was interim Finance Director of Ricardo Plc, an engineering consulting firm, and Anite Plc, a supplier of software for mobile device and network testing. He was also non-executive director of Brady Plc, Trafficmaster Plc and Acta Spa. He brings 40 years of broad based financial, commercial and operational management expertise from international remits throughout Europe and North America. Mr. Bicknell has held executive directorships in companies including Rockwell International, TI Group Plc, Lucas Industries, Maxima Holdings Plc and Northgate Information Solutions Plc. He is a Chartered Accountant in the United Kingdom and Canada.

Commenting on the appointment, Gary Macleod, the Chief Executive Officer of AlphaPoint said, “The Board warmly welcomes Geoff Bicknell as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. His considerable skills and experience together with financial planning and analysis acumen will be important assets to AlphaPoint. Geoff is a very strong addition to our senior management team.”

Commenting on his appointment, Geoff Bicknell said “I am pleased to be joining AlphaPoint during a very exciting period in its development. My background and experience with public companies is a great fit with the company and I look forward to contributing to its strong growth.”

Media Contact:
Jay Letendre
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.