Advanced Discovery Appoints Industry Veteran Rick Hutchinson as Chief Operating Officer

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Seasoned executive joins management team of fast-growing eDiscovery services provider

Rick Hutchinson

Rick is a trusted leader who is uniquely qualified to drive strategic prioritization and accountability within Advanced Discovery, with a laser-focus on operational excellence in discovery services.

Advanced Discovery, a leading provider of eDiscovery services and software for law firms and corporations worldwide, today announced that Rick Hutchinson has been named chief operating officer of the company.

“Rick is a trusted leader who is uniquely qualified to drive strategic prioritization and accountability within Advanced Discovery, with a laser-focus on operational excellence in discovery services,” said David Vandygriff, CEO of Advanced Discovery. “I have the utmost confidence in Rick's ability to align Advanced Discovery's world-class services with industry-leading operational practices to drive and extend the next-generation of our market leadership.”

Effective immediately, Hutchinson will assume overall responsibility for Advanced Discovery operations and will be responsible for the alignment and prioritization of company investments, ensuring operational excellence across the company and guiding development of new eDiscovery technology and long-term opportunities.

Hutchinson is a 14-year veteran of the eDiscovery services industry, holding a variety of leadership positions. Most recently, Rick was chief operating officer for Modus eDiscovery Inc., leading the overall strategy and execution of operations and services and expanding the business through five years of continuous revenue growth. Previously, he held executive positions at Anacomp Inc. and Encore Legal Solutions (now Epiq Systems), playing a critical role in the development of a number of new technologies and strengthening relationships with key industry partners.

“It is an honor to join so many committed professionals at Advanced Discovery,” said Hutchinson. “The opportunity for the company to take advantage of all the change in the eDiscovery industry is immense and I believe we are well-positioned for future success.”
Advanced Discovery was named recently to the 2014 Inc. 5000 list, an annual report from Inc. Magazine of the fastest growing privately owned businesses in the U.S. This was the third consecutive year that Advanced Discovery was honored on the list.

About Advanced Discovery
Advanced Discovery is a leading provider of e-discovery services and software for law firms and corporations worldwide. The company’s services include computer forensics, early case assessment, predictive coding consulting, review hosting, document review and paper discovery. Advanced Discovery’s specialized CompleteLook technology solutions provide real-time information to help legal teams quickly and defensibly reduce vast volumes of electronic data to expedite e-discovery and reduce costs.

For more information contact:
Website: http://www.advanceddiscovery.com
Company: Advanced Discovery
Contact Name: Glenda Hoffman
Email: marketing (at) advanceddiscovery.com

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