Extensis Hires Kevin Hurst as VP of Marketing - Extensis.com

Extensis Hires Kevin Hurst as VP of Marketing

Portland, Ore., – September 18, 2002 – Extensis today announced the appointment of Kevin Hurst to the position of Vice President of Marketing to support its commitment to creative professionals and the graphic arts market. Hurst brings first-hand industry knowledge and important strategic vision to Extensis with 15 years of technology, product development and management experience.

Hurst led product marketing efforts for Extensis from 1995-1999 and returns to Extensis after leading product initiatives for You Networks, Inc., Digimarc Corp., and Iomega Corporation. Prior to his tenure at Extensis, Hurst held positions at In Focus Systems, Litho Development and Research and Apple Computer.

“Kevin has a solid background and reputation within our creative professional market,” said Craig Keudell, Extensis CEO. “Bringing him back to Extensis will help us reach a new level of commitment to serving our customers in this new, exciting chapter in Extensis’ history.”

Extensis was acquired by Celartem Technology on September 16, 2002. Celartem sees a strong synergy between their technologies and Extensis’ product development and marketing expertise within the creative professional market. These strengths, coupled with Extensis’ established distribution channels, will put the combined company in a strong position for future growth

 
 
About Extensis, Inc.
Extensis Inc., a Celartem company, is the world’s leading provider of software solutions that empower digital asset creators and users. Extensis’ award winning products are used by hundreds of Fortune 5000 companies and include: Suitcase and Font Reserve for font management, Portfolio for asset management, and plug-in enhancements for Photoshop and QuarkXPress. Extensis was founded in 1993 and is based in Portland, Oregon and the United Kingdom. Extensis is a wholly owned subsidiary of Celartem Technology USA Inc., which is wholly owned by Celartem Technology Inc., (Hercules: 4330). For additional information, please visit our website at http://cde.extensis.comor call 1-800-796-9798.

About Celartem
Celartem Technology, Inc was established in 1996 to develop innovative technologies for storage, access and distribution of rich media content.Celartem has developed technology in the areas of digital image compression, scalable image viewing and secure content distribution and management . On December 11, 2001, Celartem was listed on the Osaka Securities Exchange, NASDAQ Japan Market (now Hercules:4330). Celartem is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with wholly owned subsidiary, Celartem Technology USA INC. in New York, and also operates in the US and Europe through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Extensis, Inc. and LizardTech Inc.

 
 
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