Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Kroll Ontrack appoints new president

MINNEAPOLIS, July 25, 2007 - Kroll Ontrack®, the industry’s largest provider of electronic and paper document discovery, computer forensics and data recovery services, today announced the appointment of Kristin M. Nimsger, Esq. as president, effective July 18. Nimsger brings extensive strategic development and business management experience to her new role. As President, Nimsger is responsible for advancing the strategic vision of Kroll Ontrack and growing the Data Recovery, Legal Technologies and Search business lines through investments in organic growth and geographic expansion. Furthermore, she will work with the broader Kroll organization to continue to enhance the cooperation and collaboration between the Kroll family of businesses.

“I have every confidence that the success of Kroll Ontrack will continue under Kristin's leadership,” said Ben Allen, former president and newly appointed chief operating officer of Kroll. “Kristin’s extensive industry experience, strategic vision and outstanding track record will continue to drive Kroll Ontrack’s mission to deliver superior technology products, services and customer excellence to the markets it serves.”

Among one of the nation’s most knowledgeable legal technology experts, Nimsger most recently served as the vice president of Legal Technologies for Kroll Ontrack. With the company since 2001, Nimsger oversaw the evolution of products and service offerings for the Legal Technologies business group, which primarily serves law firms, corporate counsel, government agencies, and others with electronically stored information consulting services, electronic and paper discovery, and computer forensic solutions. As an expert in civil litigation as well as regulatory matters, Nimsger also consulted with law firms, corporate legal departments and government agencies on electronic discovery and computer forensics issues.

Prior to joining Kroll Ontrack, Nimsger practiced law in the areas of complex product liability litigation, and property and casualty insurance defense. Nimsger earned her J.D. cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minn., and received her B.A. in English/Communications from the University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Nimsger succeeds Ben Allen, who has accepted the position of chief operating officer at Kroll, Kroll Ontrack’s parent company.

About Kroll Ontrack Inc.

Kroll Ontrack (www.krollontrack.com; www.ontrackdatarecovery.com) provides technology-driven services and software to help recover, search, analyze and produce data efficiently and cost-effectively. Commonly bridging the gap between technical and business professionals, Kroll Ontrack services a variety of customers in the legal, government, corporate and financial markets around the world. In addition to its award-winning suite of software, Kroll Ontrack provides data recovery, electronic discovery and computer forensics services. Kroll Ontrack is a technology services division of Kroll Inc., the global risk consulting company.