Paul Cripps and Jeffrey Brooks Join EFI, To Drive Growth Agenda
Press release from the issuing company
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--Aug. 25, 2003-- Electronics For Imaging, the world leader in imaging solutions for network printing, today announced the appointments of Jeffrey Brooks as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and Paul Cripps as Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Both are highly accomplished executives with extensive track records of success who were recruited to fill key EFI management positions.
"I am delighted to welcome Jeff Brooks and Paul Cripps to the EFI family. They bring both breadth of sales and marketing experience and depth of industry expertise to help us achieve our ambitious goals," said Guy Gecht, EFI CEO. "Jeff's extensive global marketing experience will help our customers gain the insight they need to fully benefit from EFI's innovative, market leading solutions. Paul's deep industry expertise and relentless customer focus will provide our European offices with the strategic direction needed to further grow our worldwide business."
Jeff was previously the CMO of Brocade Corporation, a leader in storage networking and security. Prior to that, he was the CMO at Marconi, plc, a global telecommunications and information technology group; Senior Vice President (SVP) in Marketing at Nortel Networks, and SVP of Global Marketing at Bay Networks. Earlier, Jeff held senior management positions at Digital Equipment Corporation and Sony Corporation of America. Jeff holds a B.S. degree from Rochester Institute of Technology and MBA from Temple University.
Paul was most recently the Corporate Director of Sales Operations for the Professional Services division of IKON Office Solutions, one of the world's leading office services providers. Paul's division focused on delivering software and hardware solutions and consulting services to improve office efficiency. Over his 14-year tenure, Paul rose through IKON Sales and Marketing management positions, working with Fortune 1000 and other large institutions. Paul attended the University of Southern California.
Jeff will be located at EFI's Foster City headquarters. Paul will be based at EFI's Amsterdam Office.
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