PORTLAND, Ore. — Compli announced that David Childers has been named chief executive officer of the company.

“David brings outstanding credentials to Compli,” said Lon Leneve, president of Compli. “He is a pioneer in the governance, risk and compliance (GRC) field and has a track record for being one of the most dynamic and innovative individuals in the industry. He has also been an entrepreneur and leader in a variety of successful high technology endeavors.”

Prior to joining Compli, Childers was a founder and CEO of EthicsPoint, where he led the company’s growth from start-up hotline provider to a leading global risk awareness organization, according to Compli.

“Compli is at the forefront of the latest development in governance, risk and compliance — Compliance Obligation Management,” Childers said. “Organizations not only face mitigating risk from regulatory obligations, they are also being charged to document, track, analyze and report on their contractual and social-responsibility obligations as well. Compli has long been known for bringing automated efficiencies and increased compliance-related protection to small to mid-sized organizations, and now it is poised to become the market leader in the emerging Compliance Obligation Management arena as well.”

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