WINSTON-InterAct Public Safety Systems, a provider of technology systems focused on public safety, is expanding its management team with two new hires.

Tom Hawkes, a former executive at NetScreen and Divine, Inc., joins Interact as its executive vice president and chief sales officer. He has 15 years of experience in sales.

Paul Tatro, former president of US operations for ClearPace Software, is Interact’s executive vice president of international operations. Tatro is also a former chief executive officer of Alterna Technology Group.

“With the addition of such successful professionals to the InterAct team, we are confident that our ability to serve our customers will only strengthen and that our global presence will expand tremendously,” said Andrew “Flip” Filipowski, executive vice chairman and CEO of InterAct. “Both Tom and Paul bring a combined wealth of experience and talent to the company. We look forward to the impact each will have on our future accomplishments and the industry.”

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