Pitney Bowes Appoints Matthew Broder as Vice President, External Communications
Press release from the issuing company
STAMFORD, Conn., Thursday, April 29, 2004 — Pitney Bowes Inc. today announced that Matthew Broder has been appointed to the position of Vice President, External Communications. In this role, Mr. Broder will drive business and growth objectives by developing and executing an integrated, global public relations strategy that promotes Pitney Bowes industry leadership, while articulating Pitney Bowes unique ability to help businesses of all sizes reduce costs, improve effectiveness and enhance customer relationships.
Mr. Broder will have responsibility for positioning the brand with current and potential customers, industry analysts, and the media by providing information on how Pitney Bowes helps customers, particularly in the areas of their communications, mail integrity, business continuity and workplace security.
“While Pitney Bowes has always been a well respected organization, it is increasingly being recognized among external audiences for its innovation, industry leadership and solid growth strategy,” notes Broder. “I am excited to provide my expertise in creating a compelling communication strategy for the company that will help deliver our success stories to the marketplace.”
In addition to his communications activities, Mr. Broder will oversee community investment and charitable giving activities including the Pitney Bowes Focus on Literacy program.
Mr. Broder comes to Pitney Bowes from United Technologies Corporation and was most recently formerly head of communications for Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. Previous positions at UTC included Director of International Communications for Otis Elevator Company, and Director of Issues Communication at the corporate headquarters. Mr. Broder also served in various communications roles with the State of Connecticut, including speechwriter for former Governor William O’Neill, and Director of the International Division of the Department of Economic development. He lives in Hamden Connecticut.
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