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PicMonkey

September 28, 2016 09:00 ET

PicMonkey Appoints Brian McAndrews to Its Board of Directors

Former Pandora and aQuantive CEO Brings Extensive Digital Media Expertise

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Sep 28, 2016) - PicMonkey, the leading photo editing and graphic design platform, has added Brian McAndrews, former Pandora CEO and digital media veteran, to its board of directors. This appointment comes as PicMonkey continues its rapid growth over the last year, hiring top talent for its executive team, raising growth capital from Spectrum Equity, and expanding its product offerings.

"Brian joins us at a critical time in PicMonkey's trajectory, as we catapult forward, creating the future of visual expression for hobbyists and professionals alike," said PicMonkey CEO Jonathan Sposato. "His deep roots with digital media, advertising and technology and his experience operating and scaling impressive subscription and technology businesses will be invaluable in continuing PicMonkey's leadership in the photo editing and design space." 

"PicMonkey is a key player in photo editing and design, with a bold vision and an established platform and brand to drive it," said McAndrews. "I'm thrilled to be a part of such a passionate company committed to developing innovative products for users to unlock their creativity, both at work and in their personal lives."

McAndrews currently serves on the board of the New York Times, where he chairs the Technology and Innovation Committee, and also serves as Chairman of the board of GrubHub. He was previously the Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of Pandora. Prior to that, McAndrews served as CEO of Seattle's aQuantive, which was acquired by Microsoft. He has also held executive positions at the Walt Disney Company, ABC and General Mills.

About PicMonkey
Founded in 2012, PicMonkey offers photo editing and design tools to fulfill the world's creative yearnings. PicMonkey.com has millions of users and hundreds of thousands of paid subscribers in more than 190 countries. The company's editing, design, and collage tools live at PicMonkey.com, and the mobile app is downloadable from the App Store and Google Play. The company is headquartered in Seattle, WA with a regional office in Ireland.

For more information, visit PicMonkey's press page and the PicMonkey blog.

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