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Crunchbase released its annual review of startup names. The “standout trend for the past year is the feel-good word. This could be a noun, adjective, adverb, or verb. The qualification is that it evokes something positive, commonly an admirable trait or desirable state of being,” writes Joanna Glasner.
Konica Minolta announced the Minolta 7000 was registered as an Essential Historical Material for Science and Technology by the National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo, Japan. The historic camera was launched in 1985; the recognition positions the product as an important development linked to the current DSLR camera systems. (Ironically, Sony bought the KM camera business in 2006.)
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Shutterfly announced the appointment of Craig Rowley as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. In this role, Rowley will be responsible for all marketing strategies across Shutterfly’s portfolio of brands, including its Shutterfly namesake, Lifetouch, and Snapfish, among others. He joins the company on Sept. 14, 2020. He succeeds Mickey Mericle.
A manufacturer of lighting gels and photographic filters, Lee Filters appointed Tim Haskell as director of Sales, via Digital Imaging Reporter. Haskell takes over from Ian Clark.
Xerox Holding Corp. announced CFO William Osbourn will leave the company for personal reasons, effective Sept. 30. Xavier Heiss, a 32-year company veteran, will serve as interim CFO while the company conducts a search.