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Industry Notes for the week of April 14 News People on the Move Tips and tricks 

Industry Notes for the week of April 14

Notable apps and updates Sony Firmware version 3.0 for a7 III and a7R III brings powerful AI-driven eye detection for human and animal subjects alike. Meet the next-generation Accent AI filter from Skylum Rumours and reports Here are some interesting items from around the internet: Amazon shareholders to vote on selling facial recognition tech to government, via CNET Herff Jones Wins Confidentiality Agreement Litigation Against Biggest Competitor Jostens Fred’s... Read More
Austin’s Precision Camera & Video sold to seasoned investor Philip Livingston News People on the Move 

Austin’s Precision Camera & Video sold to seasoned investor Philip Livingston

Precision Camera & Video, the premier camera store in Austin, Texas, was sold by founders Jerry and Rosemary Sullivan after more than 40 years. The new owner, Philip Livingston, is the former CEO and CFO of name-brand companies like LexisNexis, World Wrestling Entertainment and others. Most recently, he was managing director of 3K Limited Partnership, an investment firm. Terms were... Read More
Best Buy CFO Corie Barry to become new CEO News People on the Move Press releases 

Best Buy CFO Corie Barry to become new CEO

Hubert Joly to become Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors Corie Barry, current CFO and Chief Strategic Transformation Officer, to become new CEO Mike Mohan to become President and COO MINNEAPOLIS –(BUSINESS WIRE)– Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) today announced that its board of directors has elected Corie Barry, currently the company’s Chief Financial and Strategic Transformation Officer, to become Chief Executive Officer,... Read More
Cory Richards named new Nikon Ambassador, embarks on historic Everest expedition People on the Move Press releases 

Cory Richards named new Nikon Ambassador, embarks on historic Everest expedition

The Durable and Portable Z Series Cameras, with their Incredible Image Quality and Exceptional Video Capabilities, Chosen to Document Richards’ Journey to Set a Bold New Route to the Top of the World’s Tallest Mountain MELVILLE, N.Y., April 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Nikon Inc. announced the addition of world-class photographer, adventurer and alpinist Cory Richards to the prestigious Nikon Ambassador Program. An exceptionally talented... Read More
Sony Electronics expands roster of “Artisans of Imagery” ambassadors People on the Move Press releases 

Sony Electronics expands roster of “Artisans of Imagery” ambassadors

New Additions Paul Nicklen, Taylor Rees, David Burnett, Jean Fruth, and Nancy Borowick SAN DIEGO, Apr. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Electronics Inc. today welcomed five extremely talented creators to its Artisans of Imagery ambassador program. These five new artisans—Paul Nicklen, Taylor Rees, David Burnett, Jean Fruth and Nancy Borowick—are each leaders in their disciplines from wildlife photography and photojournalism... Read More
Tamron participating in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life 2019 Events People on the Move Press releases 

Tamron participating in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life 2019

The Northport RFL takes place June 8, 2019 at Northport High School, New York March 22, 2019, Commack, New York – Tamron USA announced its corporate team, Tamron Tackles Cancer, will participate in the Northport, New York Relay for Life event for the second year on June 8, 2019 (154 Laurel Hill Rd, Northport, NY). Relay for Life is the... Read More
Sony Electronics taps senior leadership to drive imaging and professional solutions business strategy People on the Move Press releases 

Sony Electronics taps senior leadership to drive imaging and professional solutions business strategy

SAN DIEGO, March 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Electronics Inc. today announced new leadership changes to its imaging and professional business to extend its opportunities into both new and existing markets. Building on the remarkable commercial success of Sony Electronics’ imaging products, the company has promoted Neal Manowitz to the position of deputy president, Imaging Products and Solutions – Americas (IPSA)... Read More
Shutterfly names Jim Hilt president, Shutterfly Consumer Division News People on the Move Press releases 

Shutterfly names Jim Hilt president, Shutterfly Consumer Division

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Shutterfly, Inc., the leading retailer and manufacturing platform dedicated to helping capture, preserve, and share life’s important moments, today announced the appointment of James Hilt as President, Shutterfly Consumer. “All of us at Shutterfly are excited to welcome Jim Hilt to the team,” said Christopher North, president and chief executive officer of Shutterfly, Inc. “With the acquisition... Read More
MailPix founder and CEO Fred H. Lerner re-elected to IPC board People on the Move Press releases 

MailPix founder and CEO Fred H. Lerner re-elected to IPC board

Industry executive continues service to the photographic industry Huntington Beach, CA – MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting site, announced the company’s CEO and founder, Fred H. Lerner, was re-elected to the board of directors of the International Photographic Council (IPC). This is Lerner’s 10th term as an IPC board member and is a former Hall of Fame recipient. Established... Read More
Kodak CEO Jeffrey Clarke to step down, Executive chairman Jim Continenza to succeed News People on the Move 

Kodak CEO Jeffrey Clarke to step down, Executive chairman Jim Continenza to succeed

Technology innovator and current Kodak Board Chairman to succeed Jeffrey J. Clarke Rochester, NY, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 — The Board of Directors of Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: KODK) (“the Company” or “Kodak”) today announced the appointment of Jim Continenza as the company’s new Executive Chairman, effective immediately. Continenza, who has served as Chairman of Kodak’s Board of Directors since 2013,... Read More
Roland DGA Corporation appoints Andrew Oransky CEO People on the Move Press releases 

Roland DGA Corporation appoints Andrew Oransky CEO

Irvine, Calif., January 3, 2019 – Roland DGA, a leading provider of digital imaging and 3D devices for professionals, announced today that Andrew Oransky has been appointed the company’s new CEO. Oransky has served as president, responsible for day-to-day operations at the Irvine, California-based company since 2016. In his expanded role as CEO, he will assume overall responsibility for company strategy... Read More
APTech elects 2019 leadership People on the Move Press releases 

APTech elects 2019 leadership

Reston, VA—The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) today announced the election of its new slate of members to the board of directors and re-elected Mark Hischar, Koenig & Bauer, Inc., as the returning Chairman during the PRINT Innovation Exchange, held December 3-5 in Savannah, Georgia. For the first time, the newly elected board includes print service provider members. The inclusion... Read More
Koelnmesse parts ways with COO Katharina C. Hamma People on the Move Press releases 

Koelnmesse parts ways with COO Katharina C. Hamma

Koelnmesse, the organizer of the now-annual Photokina exhibition, announced the dismissal of COO Katharina C. Hamma, who has acted as the face of the organization for many years: In light of differing views on the future strategic direction of the company, the Supervisory Board of Koelnmesse decided on 16 November 2018, to terminate the working relationship with Chief Operating Officer Katharina... Read More
Michael Christman, former Lifetouch executive joins CaptureLife as advisor People on the Move Press releases 

Michael Christman, former Lifetouch executive joins CaptureLife as advisor

CaptureLife is pleased to announce Michael Christman, a leader in the professional photography industry, is now partnering with CaptureLife as a strategic consultant and advisor to the volume photography segment. Christman brings over four decades of experience and passion for professional photography to the CaptureLife team and its prospective customers, particularly with school portraits and youth sports. Michael’s infectious energy... Read More
SGIA announces 2018-19 board of directors People on the Move Press releases 

SGIA announces 2018-19 board of directors

Thomas Cooper of WestRock Merchandising Displays Named Chairman. Las Vegas — The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is pleased to announce its 2018–2019 Board of Directors, led by Chairman Thomas Cooper of WestRock Merchandising Displays. Cooper was appointed along with First Vice Chairman Scott Crosby of Holland & Crosby Limited and Second Vice Chairman Christopher Bernat of Vapor Apparel/Source Substrates... Read More
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