Shutterfly CEO Named “Visionary of the Year”
Photoimaging Manufacturers and Distributors Association Acknowledges Jeff Housenbold as a New Media Visionary
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Shutterfly, Inc . (NASDAQ:SFLY), a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, today announced at 2012 International CES that President and CEO Jeff Housenbold has been named Visionary of the Year by Photoimaging Manufacturers and Distributors Association (PMDA).
Jeff is a new media visionary who has artfully combined e-commerce and community by building lasting and profitable consumer brands, said Joellyn Gray, president of PMDA. Under his leadership, Shutterfly has led the industry in innovation, become the category leader and transformed into the premier destination for photo books, cards and photo gifts.
The prestigious PMDA Awards recognize people and organizations that make significant contributions to the photography industry during the year and throughout the course of their careers. In addition to Jeff Housenbolds award, the PMDA honored Photojournalist Carol Guzy, a four-time Pulitzer Prize winner as Photographer of the Year; awarded 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics Winner Dr. George Smith, a co-inventor of the CCD, the DIMA Lifetime Achievement Award; honored Mona Kelly with the PMDA Lifetime Achievement Award; and honored Tatsuo Konno from Canon with the Technical Achievement Award.
I am honored to be recognized by PMDA as Visionary of the Year, said Housenbold. Each day I combine my personal passion for photography with my professional desire to create an innovative, rapidly growing company that enables consumers to tell their personal stories and deepen connections with those who matter most.
About Shutterfly (SFLY)
Founded in 1999, Shutterfly, Inc. is an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing company and operates Shutterfly.com, Tiny Prints.com and Weddingpaperdivas.com. Shutterfly provides high quality products and world class services that make it easy, convenient and fun for consumers to preserve their digital photos in a creative and thoughtful manner. Shutterfly's flagship product is its award-winning photo book line, which helps consumers celebrate memories and tell their stories in professionally bound coffee table books. Shutterfly was recently named one of the top 25 Best Midsized Companies to Work For by the Great Place to Work Institute. More information about Shutterfly is available at http://www.shutterfly.com.
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Source: Shutterfly, Inc.Copyright Business Wire 2012