Volt Information Sciences Names Bob Houghton as Chief Information Officer

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Volt Information Sciences, Inc. (“Volt” or the “Company”) (NYSE-AMERICAN: VISI), an international provider of staffing services and managed service programs, today announced Bob Houghton will serve as Chief Information Officer, based out of the Company’s headquarters in Orange, California.

Mr. Houghton joins Volt with over 25 years of experience in information technology, spending the past eight years at NetApp, Inc., a Fortune 500 hybrid cloud data services and data management company, where he most recently served as Chief Information Officer – West. Over his career, Mr. Houghton has successfully designed, implementated and operationalized mission-critical strategies and IT systems for global enterprises.

Mr. Houghton is a hands-on executive with a deep foundation in technology and software development, as well as infrastructure redesign & optimization. Having effectively implemented ERP projects for other companies, he has pertinent experience to maximize the efficiencies and functionality of Volt’s recently upgraded enterprise technology systems.

Linda Perneau, Volt’s President and CEO, said, “As we move forward with our growth and profitability strategies, few decisions are as pivotal as the senior executives we appoint. I am confident Bob will bring strong leadership to our IT department and align business objectives and IT strategies in a manner to enhance the value of our technology investments.”

Previously, Mr. Houghton served as Chief Information Officer & VP of Information Technology at Smith Micro, where he led a team of technology professionals and managed all aspects of the company’s IT infrastructure and operations. His prior experience also includes the roles of CIO and CTO at RealtyTrac, Inc. and DDi Global, Inc., as well as being promoted to CIO and Vice President during his eight year tenure at Western Digital Corporation.

Mr. Houghton holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Criminal Science from the University of Maryland. Since 2004, he has been a member of University of California, Irvine’s Center for Digital Transformation and its CIO roundtable.

About Volt Information Sciences, Inc.

Volt Information Sciences, Inc. is a global provider of staffing services (traditional time and materials-based as well as project-based). Our staffing services consist of workforce solutions that include providing contingent workers, personnel recruitment services, and managed staffing services programs supporting primarily administrative, technical, information technology, light-industrial and engineering positions. Our managed staffing programs involve managing the procurement and on-boarding of contingent workers from multiple providers. Volt services global industries including aerospace, automotive, banking and finance, consumer electronics, information technology, insurance, life sciences, manufacturing, media and entertainment, pharmaceutical, software, telecommunications, transportation, and utilities. For more information, visit www.volt.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to a number of known and unknown risks, including, among others, general economic, competitive and other business conditions, the degree and timing of customer utilization and rate of renewals of contracts with the Company, and the degree of success of business improvement initiatives that could cause actual results, performance and achievements to differ materially from those described or implied in the forward-looking statements. Information concerning these and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements are contained in company reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Copies of the Company’s latest Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, as filed with the SEC, are available without charge upon request to Volt Information Sciences, Inc., 50 Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Suite 206, Uniondale NY 11553, Attention: Shareholder Relations. These and other SEC filings by the Company are also available to the public over the Internet at the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov and at the Company’s website at http://www.volt.com in the Investor & Governance section.


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