EFI Announces New CEO
Electronics for Imaging has announced Jeff Jacobson, its Executive Chairman and a former CEO of Xerox, has assumed a second role as chief executive officer following the resignation of Bill Muir.
Jacobson joined EFI from Xerox where he oversaw the biggest product launch in the group's history. He previously served as President of Xerox's Technology division, as well as President of global print and digital imaging solutions provider's Global Graphic Communications Operations subsidiary.
An industry veteran for more than three decades, Jacobson has also held positions as President and CEO of digital offset technology company, Presstek, and Chief Operating Officer of Eastman Kodak's global Graphic Communications Group.
Commenting, Jacobson said:
"I am thrilled to be expanding my role on EFI's leadership team to identify unique opportunities for innovation across the Company. EFI's portfolio of best-in-class solutions presents an exciting opportunity to drive further growth in high-quality inkjet and integrated, digital workflows.
"Together with my experienced and talented colleagues on the EFI team, we will provide the leadership needed to help EFI accelerate the transformation of industries where colorful images matter. I also want to join the EFI team in thanking Bill for his contributions to the Company's success and wishing him the best in his future endeavors. Bill played a pivotal role in successfully positioning EFI for the next chapter of our evolution, always doing so with integrity and the best interests of customers and employees."
"It has been a privilege to lead EFI through an important chapter in the company's history, and I look forward to seeing EFI thrive as it continues to collaborate with customers and partners worldwide.
"I have admired Jeff as an expert in the digital imaging space, and I am confident that with his vision and under his leadership, EFI will be able to successfully write the next chapter of innovation and market leadership across the company's portfolio of solutions."