Futurex Opens England Office, Hires Sales Director

Futurex, a maker of data encryption security hardware, reported Wednesday that it has opened an office in Bristol, England, and hired Roland Allen as director of international sales. Allen, Futurex said, will manage the new location in hopes of developing and expanding the company's presence throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Futurex described Allen as a 20-year sales and management veteran who previously worked for major hardware and software firms such as ACI, Oracle, NCR and Xerox. Futurex is headquartered in Bulverde, a Hill Country town located north of San Antonio.