Global Graphics appoints new head of development

Global Graphics SA (NYSE-Euronext: GLOG) has appointed Mike Finta as development director.

Mr Finta has over 25 years experience in the software and IT sector. He gained his grounding in software development at ICL before moving into project management at a variety of end user organisations (including BACS and Virgin) and consulting with PA Consulting. In 1997 he joined Oracle, where he spent 8 years, as a director and then senior director responsible for a variety of different products in the Oracle portfolio.  Whilst at Oracle he spent 4 years based at Oracle’s headquarters in Redwood Shores, California, managing the development of a new leasing application.

For the last five years Mr Finta has led software applications development first at Fortent, formerly Searchspace, a successful financial services software company in London that was acquired by New York private investor Warburg Pincus, then at VC-backed ClusterSeven and Skinker and most recently at privately-owned Collinson Latitude, a worldwide marketing, travel and financial services group, setting up a team based in London, Zurich, Sydney, Singapore and Pune (India).

He joins Global Graphics’ senior management team and reports to the Gary Fry, CEO.

Commenting on the new appointment Gary Fry said, “Mike is a proven leader in managing complex software solutions with a track record in building world-class software development capability.  His appointment is part of our strategy to make investments that will reinforce the company’s competitive position in the development of new software solutions and applications.”

Editors notes

Note to editors:
A photograph of Mike Finta is available on request to jill.taylor@globalgraphics.com
About Global Graphics

Global Graphics (http://www.globalgraphics.com) is a leading developer of e-document and printing software. Its customers include Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), system integrators, software developers and resellers and number the world’s leading brands of digital pre-press systems, digital presses, multi-function copiers and printers for the office market, as well as a wide variety of market leading software applications.

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Jill Taylor/Global Graphics

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Jill.Taylor@globalgraphics.com

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