SOURCE: Mitchell International

Mitchell International

January 11, 2010 08:45 ET

Mitchell Fortifies Leadership With Prominent Executive Appointment

AJ Long to Serve as Mitchell's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - January 11, 2010) - Mitchell International, Inc., a leading provider of information, workflow and performance management solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced the appointment of Arthur J. ("AJ") Long as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Long will lead Mitchell's finance team and work with its executive leadership team to achieve the company's operational, financial, and strategic goals.

"I am excited to welcome AJ to Mitchell and look forward to working closely with him to achieve our goal of providing even greater value to all of our customers," said Alex Sun, Mitchell's President and Chief Executive Officer. "AJ is a world-class talent, and I am confident that his diverse financial and operational experience and insight will be a driving force in our quest to continuously innovate and make our customers' transition to a technology-driven future successful."

AJ Long has held a number of significant leadership roles at major technology firms. His experience leading high-tech firms to the optimum level of performance includes executive positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Nextel, and Sprint. Most recently AJ served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at FLO TV™, a mobile broadcasting services subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc. Prior to that AJ was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Clockwork Home Services, which delivers services to consumers and businesses via a North American network of service centers.

"Given our aggressive growth objectives for Mitchell, now is the ideal time to augment our talented group with a seasoned chief financial officer to work with Alex, the board of directors and the rest of the Mitchell leadership team in shaping the future of the company," said William J. Coughlin, a partner with Los Angeles-based private equity firm Aurora Capital Group, which manages over $2 billion in capital, including Mitchell International as part of its portfolio. "Adding AJ to the leadership team reflects our ongoing commitment to helping Mitchell deliver industry leading products and services to its impressive roster of customers."

About Mitchell International, Inc.

Mitchell International ( is a leading provider of information and workflow solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Automotive Collision Repair industries. The company's comprehensive solution portfolio streamlines the entire auto physical damage, bodily injury and workers' compensation claims processes. Mitchell enables millions of electronic transactions between more than 30,000 business partners each month to enhance partner productivity, profitability, and customer satisfaction.