David N. Scott, has been appointed vice president of corporate communications for LHS Group Inc. (Nasdaq: LHSG) it was announced today. He had been vice president of corporate communications for National Data Corporation (NYSE: NDC). Both firms are based in Atlanta.
In his new position at LHS, Scott will be responsible for public and media relations, investor relations, community relations, internal communications, advertising and marketing communications worldwide. He will report to LHS Chief Financial Officer Jerry Braxton, who joined LHS from National Data last year.
Prior to joining National Data in 1993, Scott was vice president of corporate communications for The Coastal Corporation, a Houston-based diversified energy company. Prior to that he was president of Scott Communications International Corp., an Atlanta-based international public relations agency.
Scott also served as director of public affairs for ITT Corporation’s European operations in Brussels. Before that he worked in a variety of public relations management positions with IBM in the U.S. and Europe. He also worked as a reporter for “The Tampa Tribune” and “The Binghamton (NY) Evening & Sunday Press.”
LHS is a leading worldwide provider of modular billing software products and related services for cellular, personal communications systems (PCS) and land line telecommunications firms and associated companies around the world. Its systems are installed in 40 countries in Europe, North America and Asia. In addition to its Atlanta headquarters, it has major offices in Frankfurt, Germany and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. LHS, which was founded in 1990 and went public May 16, has been ranked the second best performing new offering of 1997 by “Bloomberg News Service.” It opened at $16 in its initial offering May 16 and closed at $46-1/2 August 18 on Nasdaq. It also is traded on the Frankfurt, Germany Neuer Markt Exchange.Details