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The Imaging Alliance Elects Two New Board Members

Appointments reflect efforts to expand alliance’s influence

The Imaging Alliance has announced two new board members.

Peter Liebmann, national strategic accounts manager for Western Digital, and Ian Hamilton, president, technology sector, The NPD Group, join 25 other members of the imaging industry’s primary trade association.

“We’ve always envisioned that The Imaging Alliance board should represent a diverse view of the imaging industry,” said Jerry Grossman, executive director, The Imaging Alliance. “Bringing the many facets of our industry together, from manufacturers and retailers to software developers, photo organization leaders and research experts, will allow us to expand the purview of The Imaging Alliance to all facets of visual innovation.”

The alliance’s diverse board represents leading camera and accessory manufacturers, printers, software developers, research experts, retailers, publishers and consumer advocates. In addition, 25 photo specialty store executives are members.

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“We believe in a strong industry association that can serve all segments of photography consumers, from professionals to those interested in artistic expression and the preservation of their family memories,” said Liebmann. “I look forward to working together with the great companies represented on this board to grow our industry.”

“The imaging market, and tech industry overall, is evolving at an increasingly fast pace that can create opportunities for those in the category,” said Hamilton. “That’s why we’re pleased to be able to bring NPD’s resources and expertise to this important group, which serves as a voice for the industry.”

“The Imaging Alliance will continue to broaden its board with a diverse group of industry executives that represent the future of our industry,” said Adam Mirabella, president, The Imaging Alliance. “We’re proud to have Peter and Ian join our efforts to expand our views and contribute to the industry.”