Thru Announces Bill Westfall as VP of Sales
Accelerates product expansion into the healthcare industry
Irving, Texas, December 18, 2006 – Thru, a trusted leader in Certified Information Delivery is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Bill Westfall, formerly of VHA Inc, of Irving, TX. Westfall will have global revenue responsibilities and will spearhead the entrance of Thru’s secure email into healthcare industries. Thru’s Web and Outlook Editions makes sending and receiving digital files easy, secure and cost effective while offering compliance with HIPAA and GLBA regulations.
Lee Harrison, CEO for Thru, stated, “Bill’s broad and successful experience managing sales teams is very timely given the enormous push Thru plans for healthcare and related fields. He intricately understands the transformation needed there due to government-dictated, regulations for the protection and privacy of clients, patients and doctors. He also understands how Thru’s service offers a solution, simply and securely. I am truly excited that he will facilitate Thru’s launch of the multi-compliant Thru Outlook and Web editions and look forward to the significant expansion of our sales team under Bill’s watchful eye.”
Westfall added, “Thru’s healthcare initiative, to make it easier to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), is particularly intriguing and is being well received by hospitals. It is vital the healthcare sector protect patient information and I am impressed with how Thru’s secure information delivery solutions address that issue.”
“Another area of my direct focus will be to coordinate strategic partnerships with leading vendors in our verticals. Thru is well-known for extendable software architecture and therefore, I intend to turn up the heat with some great new partners.”
Westfall spent the last 8 years with VHA, Inc., positioning the Information Technology suppliers across the 2200 VHA Healthcare organizations. Prior to VHA, Mr. Westfall was a key sales leader with HBOC and Clinicom. He has more than 30 years of successful sales and management experience within healthcare.
Thru is an established leader in “Certified Delivery” and the “Online-Management” of digital documents and files. Whether sending secure email attachments or complete online file management, Thru’s products address the challenge many companies have today securely moving information and being compliant with privacy and security regulations. Thru is headquartered in Las Colinas, Irving, Texas, with offices around the world.