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Lyris Appoints Technology Leaders, Industry Veterans to the Board of Directors
Emeryville, Calif. – February 7, 2012 – Lyris, Inc. (OTCBB: LYRI.OB), the global digital marketing expert, today announced the appointment of Christopher Harrington and Roy Camblin to its board of directors. As recognized industry veterans, Harrington and Camblin together bring more than four decades of executive leadership and technology expertise to the Lyris team.
“We are excited to welcome two exceptionally talented and well-qualified individuals to our board of directors,” said Wolfgang Maasberg, chief executive officer at Lyris. “We look forward to leveraging Chris and Roy’s depth of knowledge, perspective and skills as we continue to execute against our company vision.”
Christopher Harrington most recently led enterprise sales for Adobe in the Americas. Previously, he served as president of worldwide sales and client services at Omniture, a pioneer in online business optimization software that was acquired by Adobe for $1.8 billion in 2010. At Omniture, Harrington oversaw all customer-facing operations within the organization, including business development, direct sales, channel sales, client services and professional services. Prior to joining Omniture, Harrington held sales leadership positions at Domain Systems, Inc. and RichRX, Inc. He has been recognized twice with an American Business Award as the Global Sales Leader of the Year.
“Lyris demonstrates a strong commitment to creating and delivering digital marketing solutions that enable their customers to engage with relevance across all digital channels,” said Harrington. “Fueling marketing automation platforms with Big Data will rapidly and materially change the digital marketing landscape. I am thrilled to be a part of the Lyris team.”
Roy Camblin brings significant experience in management and consulting roles to Lyris. Camblin has served as chief information officer at Oracle, vice president of global operations and technology at Citigroup, and senior vice president of engineering at Zebra Technologies. With a wide range of experience, Camblin’s unique capabilities have provided vision and transformative leadership at the individual, organizational and community levels.
“The technology momentum and innovation inside of Lyris is exciting. The monumental shift in data-driven marketing and deep customer analytics represent a massive opportunity. I am pleased to be a part of the Lyris board of directors,” Camblin said.
Lyris, Inc. is the global digital marketing expert, delivering the perfect blend of technology and industry knowledge to help businesses achieve value with their email marketing campaigns. Lyris' high-performance, secure and flexible email marketing platforms, Lyris HQ and Lyris ListManager (Lyris LM), optimize email efficiency by providing automated email delivery, robust segmentation and integrated social, mobile, search and analytics. The Lyris solutions portfolio is comprised of both in-the-cloud and on-premises email marketing solutions - Lyris HQ, Lyris LM - combined with customer-focused services and support. www.lyris.com