Code Blue Promotes David Cook to CEO
HOLLAND, MICHIGAN (June 18, 2015): Code Blue Corporation, the industry leading manufacturer of emergency communication solutions, has promoted David Cook to Chief Executive Officer.
For the past three years, Cook has served as Code Blue’s Chief Operating Officer, managing the day-to-day activities of the organization. As CEO, Cook will be responsible for driving the vision of Code Blue, while continuing to oversee sales, finance, marketing, business development, product development and customer service.
“Based on the changes and growth that have taken place in the security landscape, David’s talents and experience in the IT and telecommunications worlds make him the ideal figure to lead Code Blue into the future,” President Ken Genzink said.
Prior to joining Code Blue in 2012, Cook served as the Chief Technology Officer for CornerWorld Corporation. He also served in the United States Navy as an intelligence specialist holding top secret security clearance and is a veteran of the Gulf War.
“I’m honored that Code Blue has shown this level of faith and confidence in me,” Cook said. “I have worked hard to foster an organization that encourages feedback and teamwork, and I’m excited by the potential growth Code Blue should enjoy in the future.”
John Plooster Named Global Partner Manager
In addition, Code Blue also announced that John Plooster has been named Global Partner Manager. Building on his success as Director of Sales, he now will be focused on growing relationships with strategic sales and technology partners for Code Blue. He will remain Code Blue’s interim Director of Sales until a successor is hired.
Plooster joined Code Blue in 2012, excelling as a sales engineer and manager in the telecommunications industry for more than 15 years. His resume includes work with Windstream, Cavalier Telephone and PAETEC.
About Code Blue Corporation
For more than 25 years, Code Blue Corporation has been the industry leading manufacturer of durable emergency communication solutions. The pioneer in developing and producing vandal-resistant Blue Light Emergency Phones at thousands of education, corporate, hospital, airport and municipal locations around the world, Code Blue’s expansion includes the innovation of advanced public address and mass notification systems to provide a complete end-to-end solution.
Michael Zuidema, Communications Manager