MGI Software today announced the appointment of Andrew Jackson as the Company’s new vice president of e-commerce imaging and corporate marketing. Jackson, who was formerly senior vice president of marketing at JetForm Corporation, will lead MGI’s corporate marketing division and its new e-commerce imaging business unit, which was formed in November 1999 to develop and market the Company’s ZOOM Server imaging solutions, PhotoSuite software, web imaging tools and services.
Anthony DeCristofaro, MGI’s president and CEO, said, "We are pleased to have Andrew join our senior management team. He’s a strategic thinker and very knowledgeable in the e-commerce arena. His marketing experience in business products, vertical services and direct sales will boost our presence in the e-commerce imaging arena."
Prior to joining MGI, Andrew Jackson was responsible for providing strategic leadership and operational responsibility for worldwide marketing at JetForm Corporation, a company recognised as a leader in the emerging market for e-processes and enterprise workflow software.
Reporting to the CEO, Jackson also led the launch of Formsplanet.com, JetForm’s first e-business aimed at providing customisable business form services to SMEs. During his tenure with JetForm, Jackson led the creation of industry-leading products, targeted new market opportunities, communicated with industry analysts and media, and leveraged relationships with partners on co-marketing and technology strategies.
Andrew Jackson said, "MGI has an impressive foundation on which to build a formidable business in e-commerce infrastructure solutions. Its investments in R&D, personnel, global sales and a growing client roster, have given MGI an unparalleled advantage in the market."
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About MGI Software
MGI Software (http://www.mgisoft.com) is a pioneer and established market leader in e-commerce imaging and digital video. Its early focus on delivering imaging and video technology to the mass market has led to an ever-growing network of partnerships with major consumer electronics manufacturers, leading computer hardware and software vendors, photo retailers, media companies and e-businesses. The Company’s intellectual property spans many aspects of imaging, including content creation and editing, encoding and decoding, Internet distribution systems, web printing and interactive viewing. As digital imaging and video become commonplace, it will be MGI’s technologies behind the scenes making it work. Founded in 1995, with headquarters in Richmond Hill, Ontario and Campbell, California, MGI employs over 250 people with offices in North America, Europe, Pacific Rim and Japan. MGI Software is publicly traded on The Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ‘MGI’.
In the UK, MGI Software is a member of the British Photographic and Imaging Association (BPIA), the Photo Marketing Association International (PMA) and The European Leisure Software Publishers Association (ELSPA).
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