REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 8, 2019--
Shutterfly, Inc.(NASDAQ: SFLY), the leading retailer and manufacturing
platform dedicated to helping capture, preserve, and share life’s
important moments, today announced the appointment of James Hilt as
President, Shutterfly Consumer.
“All of us at Shutterfly are excited to welcome Jim Hilt to the team,”
said Christopher North, president and chief executive officer of
Shutterfly, Inc. “With the acquisition of Lifetouch last year, we now
operate with three large divisions. Jim brings deep retail and ecommerce
experience to this newly-created role leading the Shutterfly Consumer
division, joining our other divisional presidents Michael Meek,
Lifetouch, and Scott Arnold, Shutterfly Business Solutions.”
Jim is a seasoned executive with broad retail experience. In his
leadership roles at Express, Jim has led the end-to-end retail business,
including brand strategy, stores, ecommerce, creative and total customer
and brand experience, as well as overseeing distribution centers,
fulfillment and customer service functions. Prior to Express, Jim helped
drive the Barnes & Noble digital business to nearly $1 billion, leading
marketing, merchandising, sales and strategy for eBOOKS in the United
States, product experience for all online and device commerce and
leading the launch of the European NOOK business.
Prior to Express and Barnes & Noble, Jim served in leadership roles at
Sears, IBM and SAP Marketing. Jim holds a BA in political science from
the University of Minnesota. He sits on the board of directors of
Hibbett Sporting Goods, a public sporting goods chain, and on the board
of trustees of Equitas Health, an LGBT healthcare nonprofit. He is a
member of the 2018 Class of Henry Crown Fellows within the Aspen Global
Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.
“Entering its 20th year, Shutterfly is an industry leader
with a strong and loyal customer base, a legacy of technology
innovations and a compelling customer promise,” said Jim. “I’m looking
forward to the significant opportunities ahead to continue to drive
growth in the division.”
Jim will join the business in late March. The search for the Shutterfly,
Inc. chief executive officer to succeed Chris North is ongoing.
About Shutterfly, Inc.
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading retailer and manufacturing platform for
personalized products and communications. Founded in 1999, Shutterfly,
Inc. has three divisions: Shutterfly Consumer, Lifetouch,
and Shutterfly Business Solutions. Shutterfly Consumer and Lifetouch
help consumers capture, preserve, and share life’s important moments
through professional and personal photography, and personalized
products. The Shutterfly brand brings photos to life in photo books,
gifts, home décor, and cards and stationery. Lifetouch is the national
leader in school photography, built on the enduring tradition of
“Picture Day,” and also serves families through portrait studios and
other partnerships. Additionally, Shutterfly Business Solutions delivers
digital printing services that enable efficient and effective customer
engagement through personalized communications. For more information
about Shutterfly, Inc.(SFLY), visit www.shutterflyinc.com.
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