---- — NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Former New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch has joined the board of directors of Ping4 Inc. in Nashua.
The company has created ping4alerts!, an emergency alert communication system for smartphones.
Lynch, a Democrat who did not seek re-election after serving four terms, said Wednesday that he was excited to join the company, calling its alert platform a tremendous advancement for the public safety market.
Before becoming governor, Lynch had served as director of admissions at Harvard Business School, president of The Lynch Group, a business consulting firm in Manchester, and CEO of Knoll, Inc., a national furniture maker.
He did not seek reelection as governor in 2012. Democrat Maggie Hassan was elected to replace him.