Correction: This version corrects an earlier version thas mistakenly identified MIR3's CEO. Amir Moussavian is MIR3's chairman and CEO.

San Diego-based MIR3 Inc., which makes mass notification software for corporate clients, said Tuesday it was promoting its chief operating officer to become its president.

Ann Pickren will be MIR3’s president effective immediately, the company said. Pickren was responsible for creating relationships with some of MIR3’s biggest customers, including Carnival Cruise Lines, McKesson Corp. and Goodyear Tire and Rubber.

“Ann Pickren has shown outstanding leadership throughout her tenure at MIR3 and throughout her entire career,” CEO Amir Moussavian said. “Her proven ability to help develop and execute on the MIR3 strategic vision will strengthen the company’s position as a leader in the mass notification industry.”

Pickren joined MIR3 in 2011 as a vice president of enterprise solutions, before becoming COO in 2014. Before that, she was an executive vice president at Firestorm Solutions, a crisis management firm. She has also held management roles at other software and technology services companies, including SunGard Availability and Comdisco.

Amir Moussavian is MIR3's chairman and CEO.