Ipswitch is pleased to announce the hire of David Stott as Chief Financial Officer. David’s start date will be March 18th, 2013.

David Stott has responsibility for Finance and Human Resources, as well as providing leadership in implementing and executing the strategic vision.

Prior to joining Ipswitch, David was the CFO of SolidWorks Corporation, where over a 12-year period he served as Controller, CFO & Treasurer. Under David’s financial leadership, SolidWorks grew from $100M to $500M in revenue and increased profitability from 29% to 43%.

David started his career at Polaroid, where over 17 years he had a number of positions, leading to division controller. At Polaroid, David had broad influence in many areas, including domestic and global financial management, marketing planning and analysis, large-scale systems implementations and process improvement.

Howard Fischer Associates assisted Ipswitch in their Chief Financial Officer search.