Founder Fred Lerner Joins Association of Imaging Executives
MailPix founder Fred Lerner Joins Board of Association of Imaging Executives (AIE)
Huntington Beach, CA – Glenn Paul of AIE announced Fred H. Lerner, CEO and founder of MailPix.com, the photo-printing and gifting site, will join the 2014 Board of the Association of Imaging Executives as a board member and Second Vice President.
"We are pleased Fred will lend his entrepreneurial and industry experience to the AIE board," says Glenn Paul, incoming AIE president and co-founder, president of dotPhoto.com. "This is a pivotal year for AIE as imaging continues to broaden its footprint across virtually every market. Fred's history of success in manufacturing, retail and direct sales will significantly inform and enhance our vision and programs.”
“I gladly accept the honor of serving the imaging industry on the AIE board,” says Lerner, who is a hall of fame member of the United Nations’ International Photographic Council (IPC) and a past president and life member of the Photo Marketing Association International (PMAI).
The Association of Imaging Executives® (AIE®) is the premier international association for executives of imaging companies in the printing, advertising, camera, display, software, mobile and accessory markets. AIE’s networking events and communication services help executives build bridges to potential partners and remain current on leading technologies and trends in digital imaging.
AIE builds on the 85-year legacy of PMA – the Worldwide Community of Imaging Associations with programs and services essential for members’ entrepreneurial endeavors. As a not-for-profit organization, any success enjoyed by AIE directly benefits the digital imaging industry, allowing AIE to provide continual services and activities for its members.
MailPix.com is the pre-eminent site for preserving photo memories as photo books, prints, cards, enlargements and other products. Everyone now has a camera in their pocket with priceless memories. MailPix’s passion is to make it easy to upload, share and print your photos.
MailPix is seamlessly integrated to print your or your friends’ 240 billion-plus Facebook and Instagram photos…and photos from any device, computer or phone.
Fred H. Lerner is the founder and CEO and is Fred’s latest startup. He previously founded Ritz Interactive which included RitzCamera.com, WolfCamera.com and others. Fred also founded two imaging companies which was acquired by Kodak and became the CEO of Kodak Processing Labs. He is a Hall of Fame recipient at the United Nations’ International Photographic Council and Past President of the Photo Marketing Association International. Peter Tahmin, joined as co-founder and COO, MailPix.com, and was former vice president, Ritz Camera and Image, and SVP and COO of Ritz Interactive. The MailPix board of advisors includes Oscar B. (Bud) Marx III, chairman of Amerigon (NASDAQ: ARGN) and is the former President & General Manager, Ford of Mexico and CFO of Ford, Europe; William A. Roskin, board member of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) and is the former Executive Vice President of Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB); Ted McGrath former President of Fujifilm, USA and General Manager of Kodak’s Consumer Imaging Division; James Joaquin, former president and CEO of Ofoto, leading that company from its start through the successful acquisition by Kodak; and Gary Pageau, of InfoCircle and former Publisher, Content Development and Strategic Initiatives at Photo Marketing Association International (PMAI).
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