kumgo names boettcher director of information technology

Kum & Go, a division of Krause Gentle Corp. that operates 445 in 13 has named Brian Boettcher as director of information technology.

Boettcher of Waukee, Iowa, has been with West Des Moines, Iowa-based Kum & Go for seven years and most recently held the position of director of network operations. As director of information technology, one of Boettcher’s main responsibilities will be to oversee the company’s data security and compliance.

Thanks to loyal customers, Kum & Go has grown tremendously in recent years, placing it among the nation’s largest retailers that must meet stringent security measures established by the PCI Security Standards Council.

“Boettcher’s extensive IT experience will serve us well in staying on top of the ever-changing security guidelines,” said Kyle Krause, president and CEO of Kum & Go. “In addition to this new responsibility, he will continue to help direct other IT initiatives for advancing the fast, friendly and convenient service we provide our stores and customers.”

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