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PicMonkey adds Pearl Chan and Judith McGarry to executive team

Leading platform for image editing and graphic design expands capacity for growth with key finance and marketing heads

SEATTLEMay 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — PicMonkey, a leading cloud platform that helps people create high-impact visuals to promote their brand and business, today announced it has appointed Pearl Chan as chief financial officer and Judith McGarry as chief marketing officer.

“PicMonkey is at an exciting inflection point and we welcome Pearl and Judith to the team,” said Frits Habermann, chief executive officer at PicMonkey. “We’ve completely rearchitected our platform and now have the capacity and flexibility for continued growth and innovation. Having Pearl lead our financial strategy and Judith at the helm for key marketing initiatives will further accelerate our expansion.”

PicMonkey’s graphic design and image editing tools are simple, powerful and versatile. Using PicMonkey, people and businesses can quickly create uniquely stunning, on-brand visuals for social media posts, online ads and promotions, print projects (invitations, cards and fliers), business cards, presentations, and much more.

“I’m delighted to join the PicMonkey team,” said Pearl Chan. “I’ve spent most of my career igniting growth in tech companies. I believe PicMonkey has all the key fundamentals in place to extend our leadership position.”

Pearl’s background includes senior finance roles at NetMotion Software, Cheezburger, Isilon Systems, Metawave, PhyCom and Sierra On-Line. Throughout her extensive career, she has led key initiatives and diverse teams in finance, accounting, human resources, and legal operations. A certified public accountant, Pearl holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Washington.

“PicMonkey is a home run in the making, which is why I am thrilled to lead marketing efforts,” declared Judith McGarry. “We have a large and growing base of subscribers, a terrific product and a talented team. I look forward to helping drive the company to even more growth and success.”

Judith joins PicMonkey from Donuts Inc., where she led marketing and Avalara, where she led corporate communications. Before that, Judith founded Keen Consulting, where she held interim head of marketing or strategic advisory roles for Shutterfly, The Cobalt Group (now CDK Global), Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, and many others. Judith holds a B.A. from Middlebury College and an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College.

About PicMonkey

Founded in 2012, PicMonkey is a cloud platform built for people and businesses to create stunning visuals for social media, digital marketing, and beyond. PicMonkey’s ever-growing library of effects, graphics, tools and fonts, plus a resource center with tips and tutorials, makes content creation easy and inspiring. For more information, visit https://www.picmonkey.com and connect with us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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