STAMFORD, CT, March 4, 2010 – Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Patrick Brand to the office of Vice President and President, U.S. Mailing.
Brand was appointed to his current position, President U. S. Mailing in September, 2009. In this role, he has total responsibility for all strategic and tactical aspects of the company’s core mailing business in the United States. U.S. Mailing serves more than one million customers with a complete line of solutions and services through a wide variety of distribution channels.
Before assuming his current position, Brand was President of Pitney Bowes’s Document Messaging Technology (DMT) business. DMT is the global market leader in high-speed, high-volume production mailing solutions and services. During his tenure as President of DMT, Pat and his team drove the division to record revenue and profitability, unparalleled levels of customer satisfaction and into new growth vectors such as Production Print. Before becoming President of DMT, Pat held senior leadership positions in sales, marketing and strategy.
Brand joined Pitney Bowes in 1983 after three years at Deloitte and Touche as a Certified Public Accountant and Consultant.
Early in his career at Pitney Bowes Brand worked in several different units including Corporate Finance, Copier and Supplies, and Direct Response Marketing. He then held a number of positions of increasing responsibility including Director, Postage Meter Marketing; Director, Small Business Marketing; Director, Product Management; Vice President, Marketing for Office Direct; and Vice President, Postal Payment Solutions.
Brand led the team that developed and launched the Personal Post Office product in 1996, a product that has generated over $1 billion in revenue for Pitney Bowes. He holds five Pitney Bowes patents.
Brand received an MBA and BS in Accounting/Finance from the University of Connecticut. He serves on the Board of Directors of the World Affairs Forum, a non-profit organization based in Stamford, Connecticut.
About Pitney Bowes:
Pitney Bowes is a $5.6 billion global technology leader whose products, services and solutions deliver value within the mailstream and beyond. Founded in 1920, our company's 33,000 employees deliver technology, service and innovation to more than two million customers worldwide. For more information about Pitney Bowes, its products, services and solutions, visit www.pb.com