San Francisco, Calif., 14 July 2016 — Locus Technologies, the industry leader in SaaS environmental compliance and information management software, announced today the promotion of long time Locus employee J. Wesley Hawthorne to the position of President of Locus Technologies. Current President and CEO Neno Duplan will remain CEO. He will focus his energies on long-term strategic goals to ensure Locus remains a leading force within the EHS compliance and sustainability software industry.
Mr. Hawthorne has been an essential contributor to the success of Locus Technologies for the last 17 years. Mr. Hawthorne holds an M.S. in Environmental Engineering from Stanford and B.S. degrees in Geology and Geological Engineering from Purdue University. He is registered both as a Professional Engineer and Professional Geologist, and is accredited as Lead Verifier for greenhouse gas emissions by the California Air Resources Board.
Since 2014, Mr. Hawthorne has managed Locus’ operations and product development teams, including the launch of Locus Platform, a fully configurable multi-tenant software solution designed from the ground up to address modern EHS data management needs. His strong technical background, coupled with his keen business sense, will provide Locus with the outstanding leadership needed to navigate the dynamic and changing EHS software space.
“At Locus, it has been my privilege to work with some of the world’s leading companies and organizations, bringing cutting-edge technological solutions to address their EHS and sustainability compliance needs,” said Mr. Hawthorne. “I am very excited to take a leading role in continuing the growth of those products and services with one of the best development and configuration teams in the industry. Locus is well-positioned to become a dominant provider of EHS compliance software, thanks to our experienced staff and industry-tested platforms. I look forward to continuing to serve our existing customers with enhanced software solutions, and expanding our market reach in the GRC space with new and compelling software tools.”