Rob Robinson (left) and Dave Snipp
UK - Software developers have announced major changes to the company's structure and operation, starting with the announcement that Rob Robinson, currently marketing director, is to become CEO with immediate effect. David Snipp, founder of and current CEO, remains a major shareholder at and assumes a role of non-executive board director.

At the same time, announced the acquisition of intellectual property rights associated with Stardraw Control, their award-winning universal control platform, by manufacturer of IP and WiFi-enabling products, Global Caché. As part of this arrangement, Snipp has been appointed CTO of the Jacksonville, Oregon, hardware provider.

The new structure will see focusing on their core business of software tools and services for system design and documentation, and the development of custom (OEM) software solutions for corporate clients. will continue to support its existing Stardraw Control products and customers, and this support includes the addition of new drivers as a free service for registered users.

"These are very exciting times," comments Dave Snipp, "and I am delighted to be handing leadership of the company over to Rob. I can't imagine a safer pair of hands and his knowledge of the company and its business is unrivalled."

Rob Robinson adds: "For my part I'm truly excited to be heading up the operation into which I've put my heart and soul for the last 20 years. I'm surrounded by a great team who have been working together for a long time and know exactly what they're doing. We have fantastic customers, a long, profitable history and an exciting future: it's an honour and a privilege to be at the helm and I'm looking forward to building's successes all the more."

(Jim Evans)

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