Michael Hickey Named President of Pitney Bowes MapInfo
TROY, N.Y., 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 Hickey.
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.