Leading U.K. photo services company Photobox refreshed its logo (see above) and added to its management team (see below). The company has primarily been known for photobooks, calendars and canvas, but is now promoting small gifts like photo tins, personalized pouches and personalized aprons.
The company also launched a new TV advertising campaign:
Below is the press release on Grant Smith’s appointment as chief product officer:
We are thrilled to announce that Grant Smith was appointed as Chief Product Officer for our Photo division, which includes the Photobox and Hofmann brands. Grant’s appointment follows that of Ronan Tighe from Net-a-Porter as CPO of our Moonpig brand in July.
Grant joins from Deliveroo where as VP Product he grew the product function from its infancy to a fully staffed mature organization over the last three years. Prior to that, Grant worked in senior product roles at Hotels.com and JustPark and as a consultant at McKinsey. He has computer science and electrical engineering degrees from MIT, and an MBA from London Business School.
Grant will be based, in our new Farringdon HQ, overseeing a team of 35 product managers and designers.
“Grant is an amazing addition to what is rapidly becoming one of the strongest product leadership teams in London,” said Dave Wascha, Chief Product Officer for the Group.“He’s a proven operator who brings a wealth of experience that will enable us to better serve our customers.”
Grant commented: “I am hugely excited to join the leading photo personalisation business in Europe. The category is ripe for further expansion and the Group is perfectly placed to deliver exciting new product innovations for millions of customers around Europe.”
Grant follows Ronan Tighe, who joined Moonpig as CPO in July 2018, looking after digital product and UX. He previously headed up Product Management at Net-a-Porter & Mr. Porter.