SOURCE: OnRequest Images

March 20, 2006 12:41 ET

OnRequest Images Expands Presence and Hires Industry Veterans to Meet Growing Demand for Custom Image Services

Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Dallas Offices to Provide Clients With More Resources and Greater Flexibility in Creating On-Brand, Custom Imagery

SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 20, 2006 -- OnRequest Images, the world's leading provider of custom imagery, today announced that it has opened two new offices in California and one in Texas to meet the growing demand for its pioneering custom image services. The new locations and the addition of seasoned industry talent represent a key facet of the company's aggressive plans for growth as corporations and agencies rethink the way they use and source custom imagery.

"OnRequest Images now has offices and experienced staff strategically located around the country to meet the growing needs of our corporate and agency clients who are using custom imagery to build stronger brands and more powerful marketing communications," said David Norris, president and CEO of OnRequest Images. "Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Dallas are critical hubs for national brands and the creative industry. Having a presence in these major markets will provide OnRequest Images with the ability to turn-around custom image requests more efficiently with additional resources."

Cindy Lee, a creative services director with more than 20 years experience has been hired as the Senior Account Executive for the company's new San Francisco office. Cindy has held art director positions with some of the world's leading advertising agencies, including JWT, Foote Cone & Belding, and Chiat Day and as a designer, has been hired by a number of prestigious brands, including Apple, Intel and VISA. Cindy is an alumni from the Art Center of Design in Pasadena with a BA in advertising and graphic design.

Michele Fleury, a producer and photographer with more than a decade of experience will serve as the senior producer in OnRequest Images' new Los Angeles office. Michele most recently worked as a photo editor at The Advocate Magazine and has held similar roles at This Old House magazine and Guest Custom Publishing. Steve Klekamp, a business development executive with over 20 years of creative, photography, and premedia sales experience, joins OnRequest Images new Dallas office. Most recently, Klekamp was a sales executive with Vertis, Inc.

To guide development of future product offerings, OnRequest Images has hired Todd Hovey as its new Director of Product Development. Todd brings 13 years of product marketing, management, and entrepreneurial expertise to OnRequest Images including product marketing and management experience at Microsoft and most recently, served as the Director of Strategic Business Development for Vertis, Inc.

About OnRequest Images

OnRequest Images is the world's leading provider of custom imagery that enables leading marketers to build stronger brands by using custom imagery, shot to specifications, while lowering image costs. Leveraging its pioneering technology, OnRequest Images produces high-end, custom photography using a network of over 1,600 world-class photographers in more than 53 countries. OnRequest Images is privately held and headquartered in Seattle, with offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas and Denver. For more information, call 877-202-5025 or visit

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