SOURCE: EthicsPoint, Inc.

June 09, 2008 08:00 ET

EthicsPoint CEO, David Childers, Named Among 100 Most Influential People in Finance

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - June 9, 2008) - EthicsPoint announced today that David Childers, its president and chief executive officer, was recently named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Finance by Treasury & Risk Magazine. Mr. Childers was listed among other top technology leaders from IBM, Oracle, Archer Technology, Business Objects, SAP, and SAS.

"This is a tremendous honor, and I am deeply humbled," said David. "To be considered a leading industry contributor, and to be mentioned in the company of so many outstanding leaders, is an incredible feeling."

Under Mr. Childers' leadership, EthicsPoint has become the market leader in business process optimization for Issue, Event, and Loss Management. EthicsPoint has been named one of The Portland Business Journal's 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies for two years running and was chosen one of Oregon Business Magazine's Top 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2006.

"David is an invaluable asset to EthicsPoint," said General Merrill A. McPeak, chairman of the board for EthicsPoint. "I have served on the board of many companies, and in my experience, his thought leadership, forward thinking, and grasp of technology are unparalleled."

Mr. Childers is a pioneer in the field of Governance, Risk, and Compliance. He is a member of the Ethics Officers Association and the National Association of Corporate Directors and is a charter member of the Open Compliance and Ethics Group (OCEG), a coalition of the nation's business leaders assembled to develop compliance standards and guidelines. Mr. Childers also serves on the OCEG steering and technology committees, where he is responsible for the development of issue awareness and resolution guidelines and best practices. He is also a frequent lecturer on the subject of business ethics.

Treasury & Risk Magazine summarizes Mr. Childers' achievements:

"While heading up a company that provides sophisticated solutions for enhancing governance, Childers finds time to contribute to the broader ethics and compliance community by serving on nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the principles of good governance."

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About EthicsPoint

EthicsPoint is the market leader in business process optimization for Issue, Event, and Loss Management. It provides a robust, on-demand, single-platform workflow solution that leverages our industry-leading global hotline and report management system. Our comprehensive solution can cost-efficiently integrate detached, localized activities or provide immediate point solution benefits. The EthicsPoint solution is used by over 1,700 clients in a variety of industries worldwide to incorporate compliance initiatives and business process management via a Software-as-a-Service delivery model. For more information visit

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    Robin R. Carter
    Director of Marketing Communications
    EthicsPoint, Inc.
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