Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 8, 2006— Four51 Inc. (www.four51.com) today announced the appointment of Tim Morin as executive vice president for marketing, sales, and business development at Four51 Inc. A seasoned global web and software industry executive with extensive experience in leadership roles, global marketing, and business development, Morin will be leading efforts to drive growth at Four51.
Previously, Morin was vice president of global business development and marketing for SoftBrands, Inc. where he was responsible for developing and supporting the strategic business direction for the company's manufacturing and hospitality software business units. Morin also worked as a senior advisor and consultant for communications, advertising, and marketing for Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty's 2002 gubernatorial campaign, and was co-founder and chairman of Wizmo Inc., a Twin Cities-based internet and web technology firm.
At Four51, Morin will oversee all marketing, sales, and business development efforts, providing direction, leadership, and organizational execution in support of Four51's internal growth plans as well as the demand generation and growth requirements of companies connected to Four51's commerce-networks-on-demand.
“We are excited that Tim Morin is part of the team and confident his talents will further position Four51 as the premier provider of commerce-networks-on-demand in key domestic and global markets,” said Mark Johnson, Four51 chief executive officer. “Tim's experience in building advanced and effective go-to-market, demand-generation ecosystems in diverse geographies like North America, China, India, and Europe will be a catalyst for both Four51 and our networked companies as we together continue growing the Four51 commerce-network-on-demand at a double-digit pace every month.” For more information on Four51 and its go-to-market vision, please listen to its latest Radio Four51 podcast at http://www.four51.com/public/podcast.htm.
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