TROY, N.Y.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—May 31, 2007— Pitney Bowes MapInfo, the leading global provider of location intelligence solutions, today announced that Michael Hickey has been named president effective May 29, 2007. Hickey, who prior to the acquisition by Pitney Bowes, served as chief operating officer at MapInfo for five years, brings more than 20 years of management experience to his new role. Hickey replaces Mark Cattini who has been named president of Pitney Bowes Marketing Services.
"Mike is a proven leader and a great choice to lead MapInfo," said
Leslie Abi-Karam, executive vice president and president, Pitney Bowes
Document Messaging Technologies. "MapInfo was a key acquisition for
Pitney Bowes and we are counting on the business to drive even faster
growth for our company. Mike will ensure that MapInfo continues to
create innovative solutions for the location intelligence market."
A pioneer in the location intelligence arena, MapInfo develops
solutions that are tailored to meet the specific industry needs of its
customers. Location intelligence continues to gain momentum as a
business necessity among corporations and companies in virtually all
industries rely on insights gleaned from these solutions to make more
informed business decisions.
"I am thrilled to be given this opportunity to continue to serve
our customers, employees and partners in this new leadership role. I
am also looking forward to working with our management team and
associates in creating a vision and strategy for further developing
our location intelligence business, ensuring that we take full
advantage of the benefits our new parent brings to the table," said
About Pitney Bowes MapInfo
Pitney Bowes MapInfo, part of Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:
PBI), is the
leading global provider of location intelligence solutions,
integrating software, data and services to provide greater value from
location-based information and drive more insightful decisions for
businesses and government organizations around the world. The
company's solutions are available in multiple languages through a
network of strategic partners and distribution channels in 60
countries. Visit www.mapinfo.com and www.pb.com for more information.
This press release contains forward-looking statements involving
risks and uncertainties. Any statement not a statement of historical
fact is a forward-looking statement, including without limitation
statements concerning demand for and benefits of Pitney Bowes MapInfo
products and integration of its products with existing solutions.
Actual results could differ materially from those stated or implied in
forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including those
factors contained in the Company's most recent annual report on Form
10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the
heading "Risk Factors." Pitney Bowes MapInfo takes no responsibility
to update any forward-looking statements.