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Small world: Shutterfly CEO has connection to former Shutterfly CEO News Opinion People on the Move 

Small world: Shutterfly CEO has connection to former Shutterfly CEO

Newly private photo personalization leader Shutterfly Inc. named a new CEO last week, a move that surprised many industry watchers. Ryan O’Hara had only come on board in June, 2019, succeeding in an orderly manner the departing Christopher North. North’s departure was announced in February, and the company had three months of transition to O’Hara, during which the company announced... Read More
West Canadian DI names Karen Brookman president, CEO People on the Move 

West Canadian DI names Karen Brookman president, CEO

Calgary’s West Canadian Digital Imaging Inc. announced a CEO transition activating the company’s succession plan. Owner and current Chief Executive Officer George Brookman becomes Chairman and Company Ambassador of West Canadian. The company was founded in 1952 and was later acquired by Brookman in 1984. Under his leadership, the company grew from a traditional microfilm and reprographic service provider to... Read More
Industry notes, people on the move, for the week of Nov. 27 People on the Move Tips and tricks Updates 

Industry notes, people on the move, for the week of Nov. 27

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet In defense of Kodak and its “failure” to innovate,  via Techballard DPreview made its choice for holiday photo printing: Printique (formerly AdoramaPix) or MPix. The other contenders were Amazon Photos, Shutterfly and Snapfish. App and software updates Google Photos now prints 4×6 prints to up to more than 7,400 CVS stores and more than 3,500... Read More
Shutterfly names Hilary Schneider to president, CEO News People on the Move 

Shutterfly names Hilary Schneider to president, CEO

Shutterfly, Inc. appointed Hilary Schneider as president and CEO, effective Jan. 15, 2020, succeeding Ryan O’Hara, who had served as president and CEO since June. No reason was provided for O’Hara’s departure; the statement said he moves to a role as an advisor to parent company Apollo supporting “transactions in the technology and media sectors.” The company also appointed Dwayne... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of Nov. 23 People on the Move Tips and tricks Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Nov. 23

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet The Ins and Outs of Photo Organization in the Digital Age, via Cathi Nelson at Digital Imaging Reporter Google shuts down its Cloud Print service after 10-year Beta, via ghacks.net App and software updates Mimeo Photos adds photo prints to offerings Leica FOTOS 2.0 for Android and iOS adds Adobe Lightroom CC integration, support for new iPad OS modes, and... Read More
ShootProofs adds exec James Scott to key customer support role People on the Move 

ShootProofs adds exec James Scott to key customer support role

Atlanta’s ShootProof, a provider of online gallery software and services for professional and semi-professional photographers, hired James Scott as vice president, customer success. Scott will lead the customer success and customer support teams. The company said Scott is a seasoned executive with a track record of serving high-growth SaaS companies, joining ShootProof from SuccessHacker, where he served as General Partner.... Read More
Adorama names Matthew Eberhart as Chief Marketing Officer News People on the Move 

Adorama names Matthew Eberhart as Chief Marketing Officer

  Adorama, the trusted source for market-leading photo, video, audio, and computer equipment and information, appointed Matthew Eberhart to chief marketing officer, effective November 4. “We are very pleased to add Matthew to the Adorama team as our marketing lead,” said Michael Amkreutz, CEO, Adorama. “Matthew has successfully led digital, retail, creative, and performance teams across multiple industries. His dynamic background... Read More
Kolnmesse tapsJan-Raphael Spitzhorn as new photokina director People on the Move 

Kolnmesse tapsJan-Raphael Spitzhorn as new photokina director

Jan-Raphael Spitzhorn was named director, photokina at Koelnmesse. He succeeds Fabian Ströter, who is relinquishing this position for personal reasons, the company said. The 39-year-old business-administration graduate has been with the company since 2012, initially in the Corporate Development division, where he already strategically supported photokina and participated in a fundamental concept adjustment starting in 2016. He was previously part... Read More
Legacybox names Emily Holesinger as CFO People on the Move 

Legacybox names Emily Holesinger as CFO

Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Legacybox promoted Emily Holesinger, CPA to CFO. Holesinger, who has nearly 15 years’ experience across finance and accounting, joined Legacybox earlier this year as controller. The announcement comes a few weeks after the company promoted Jill McKay Wilson as the company’s first COO, after serving as the company’s CMO. “Emily is an immensely talented financial professional and is the right fit... Read More
FASTSIGNS International appoints Jennifer Herskind as Chief Marketing Officer People on the Move 

FASTSIGNS International appoints Jennifer Herskind as Chief Marketing Officer

FASTSIGNS International Inc., the Carollton, Texas-based franchisor of more than 700 FASTSIGNS locations in nine countries worldwide, named Jennifer Herskind as the company’s new Chief Marketing Officer. She was most recently the Chief Marketing Officer for Smoothie King where she directed all brand, marketing and R&D strategy to build the brand and drive business results in the fulfillment of its... Read More
SGIA names the 2019 – 2020 Board of Directors News People on the Move 

SGIA names the 2019 – 2020 Board of Directors

Scott Crosby, tc . holland & crosby, will serve as Chairman Dallas – PRINTING United — Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) today announces the appointment of its 2019 – 2020 board members. Scott Crosby, tc . holland & crosby, will serve as Chairman of this newest Board of Directors; and Christopher Bernat, Vapor Apparel/Source Substrates LLC, will serve as First... Read More
Industry notes for the week of Oct. 11 New Products News People on the Move Updates 

Industry notes for the week of Oct. 11

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet Investment in Benny Landa‘s latest printing venture, Landa Digital Printing, reaches $800 million, according to PrintWeek. Vivid-Pix Restore, featuring its new metadata tagging feature, is the subject of the latest Photo Detective podcast. Homegrown S.F. print-on-demand startup, Printify, looks to shift operations to the Baltics, via BizJournals Canon celebrates production of 100 million EOS-Series interchangeable-lens cameras App and software updates Mimeo Photos was... Read More
Industry notes from the week of Oct. 4 Earnings reports People on the Move Photo contests Press releases Promotions Updates 

Industry notes from the week of Oct. 4

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet Photobox appoints eight&four as creative and media agency, via ProlificLondon. The agency aims to enhance Photobox’s presence amongst mums with younger children with a focus on building awareness that the 100’s of pictures taken on smartphones can easily be transformed into gifts and keepsakes. Largan sues HP, two Taiwanese rivals for patent infringements,... Read More
Grant Fitz hired as EFI’s new CFO People on the Move Press releases 

Grant Fitz hired as EFI’s new CFO

EFI’s Marc Olin to assume Chief Operating Officer Role FREMONT, California — September 9, 2019 — Electronics For Imaging, Inc. has named veteran tech finance executive Grant Fitz as its new chief financial officer. Fitz replaces long-time EFI executive Marc Olin, who will assume the COO role at EFI. Fitz, who assumes his new CFO duties today, brings nearly 30... Read More
Rumours and interesting items from around the internet New Products News People on the Move 

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet Google Photos preps ‘Canvas prints’ and 4×6 prints from CVS, Walmart, via 9to5Google Kacey Musgraves and Tom’s One Hour Photo: The whole story, via the Los Angeles Times Light Stalking has published “Portrait Photography: The Ultimate Resource for Making the Perfect Portrait.” Travel influencer exposed for faking cloud photos: ‘I honestly can’t... Read More
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