SOURCE: Nitro PDF Software

Nitro PDF Software

April 23, 2009 18:41 ET

Nitro PDF Software Appoints Leading PDF Industry Executive as Global Sales and Marketing Head

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - April 23, 2009) - Nitro PDF Software, the company that revolutionized PDF software with its launch of the first alternative to Adobe® Acrobat®, today announced the appointment of Gina O'Reilly as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Leading Nitro's international sales and marketing teams, and reporting to Nitro CEO Sam Chandler, Ms. O'Reilly will be responsible for directing the company's marketing organization and driving growth across all sales channels. In the role, Ms. O'Reilly will draw on significant experience in the PDF and broader software industries in the United States and Europe.

"Gina is an extremely capable executive with a deep understanding of the PDF space and of marketing across multiple mediums and channels," said Sam Chandler. "We've entered a critical growth phase at Nitro and need people like Gina who know PDF, who know software, and most importantly, can execute."

"I'm excited to be joining Nitro at a time when the company is experiencing unprecedented growth and in the presence of such an incredible market opportunity," said Ms. O'Reilly. "Nitro has an enormous amount of momentum, a dynamic and consistently innovative team, not to mention an amazing global footprint, and I'm looking forward to the challenges my role will bring and being a part of the company's continued success."

With almost 10 years' experience in the software space, Ms. O'Reilly joins Nitro from activePDF, Inc., where, after starting at the company as Marketing Manager, she rose to the position of Director of Sales & Marketing, with direct responsibility for a global sales and marketing portfolio. Prior to activePDF, Ms. O'Reilly was International Relations and Marketing Manager for Software Technology Resources, a software distributor based in Paris, France. She holds a BA in International Marketing and Languages from Dublin City University, Ireland and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. She has studied at the prestigious Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d'Angers (ESSCA) in France and the Universidad de Salamanca, in Salamanca, Spain.

Ms. O'Reilly will be based in Nitro's San Francisco office.

About Nitro PDF Software

Nitro PDF Software is one of the world's leading PDF software vendors and the company behind Nitro PDF Professional, the first true alternative to Adobe Acrobat. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Nitro PDF Software has operations spanning North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Competitively priced at $99 for a single-user license, Nitro PDF Professional provides full control over PDF documents, including commenting, form-filling and authoring, digital signatures, text editing, one-click creation from Microsoft® Office and more. Nitro PDF Software products have won multiple "Product of the Year" and "Top Buy" awards, are available in retail stores around the globe, and are used by millions of people worldwide including a significant number of Fortune 500 organizations. www.nitropdf.com

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