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Appointment -People - PhotoBoxBrand - 23 Apr 2014

PhotoBox appoints new UK Managing Director

PhotoBox appoints new UK Managing Director 

Strengthening its management team to accelerate growth and develop new channels, PhotoBox appoints Robert May to lead the UK for its flagship Photobox brand

UK, London, 23rd April, 2014 – PhotoBox, a leading personalised product printing company in Europe, has appointed Robert May as its UK Managing Director, to help strengthen the rapidly expanding PhotoBox brand. Robert is a seasoned E-commerce and marketing specialist, and his main focus will be orchestrating PhotoBox’s strategic integrated communication campaigns and overseeing investment into mobile platforms and apps.

Robert May - UK PhotoBox MD

Robert May – PhotoBox UK

Prior to PhotoBox, Robert was interim Marketing Director at Betfair and preceding this, Brand and Operations Director at Rank Interactive within its Blue Square Bet division. This followed over ten years at Camelot, during which time he worked in numerous marketing, e-commerce and business development roles from Head of E-commerce to Marketing Controller within Camelot’s international division.

Robert May will be reporting directly to Sebastien Rohart, PhotoBox’s Managing Director, who has driven PhotoBox’s growth in over 16 countries over the last seven years. Robert relays his excitement to be joining a company that enables customers to create customised and personal photo products, by saying:

I am delighted to be joining such an impressive and innovative company that has revolutionised the online photo printing industry. My wife and I have been PhotoBox customers for years, so I speak from personal experience about the incredible joy and emotion that our products bring to people’s lives. With the exciting developments in the pipeline – it really is a great time to join.”

The PhotoBox Group employs 700 people across Europe and houses a family of four brands: PhotoBox, MoonPig, PaperShaker and Sticky9 (formally StickyGram) – all of which give customers the ability to create personalised products and gifts, in order to share memories and celebrate important moments. The PhotoBox Group was also recently selected as one of the UK’s Future Fifty – a fast track scheme designed to help high growth businesses, scale and reach their full potential.

Stan Laurent, PhotoBox Group President & CEO concludes:

I’m thrilled that Robert has joined PhotoBox, one of the flagship brands within the PhotoBox Group, to reinforce Sebastien Rohart’s team and lead PhotoBox’s development in the UK.”

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For further information please contact:

Bondy Consulting
Sam Throssell, samthrossell@bondyconsulting.com0207 534 9807

PhotoBox
Sarah Herd, sarah.herd@photobox.com0207 087 4611

About PhotoBox

PhotoBox is a Europe’s leading personalised product printing company and is present in 19 countries with more than 30 million members in total. PhotoBox offers a comprehensive online service including printing, storing and sharing of digital pictures and lots of innovative photo-based products (photo books, calendars, posters, to name but a few). After the merger between PhotoBox and Photoways in April 2006, PhotoBox merged with Moonpig, the UK number one for online personalised cards, in July 2011, creating the PhotoBox Group. In 2013, the Group introduced two new additions to its portfolio: Sticky9, formally StickyGram, an online print brand that leverages Instagram to turn digital pictures into high-quality products and PaperShaker, a new online brand targeting the invitations and announcements market.

For more information on PhotoBox, please visit: www.photobox.co.uk

For further information on the PhotoBox Group, please visit: www.group.photobox.com

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