Andrew Fingerman VP of Marketing at PhotoShelter for the last four and a half years has been appointed Chief Executive Officer at PhotoShelter the ‘websites for serious photographers’ company.
Andrew been responsible for the evolution of the PhotoShelter brand and the continuous growth of PhotoShelter customer base, which now stands at 74,000 photographers. Fingerman conceived and oversaw the development of PhotoShelter’s library of 20+ free photography business guides, the company’s popular webinar series, and has built and maintained strong relationships with the major photography industry trade associations.
He replaces PhotoShelter Co-Founder Allen Murabayashi who has led the company as CEO since its inception in 2005. Murabayashi will be moving to the Chairman of the Board role, focusing on strategic vision and an intensive schedule of photographer events and PhotoShelter speaking engagements.
“This is an exciting moment for PhotoShelter as we continue to evolve our service, expand our photographer base, and cement our role as the industry’s most powerful resource for serious photographers doing business online,” said Murabayashi. “We’re fortunate to have an experienced and respected leader in Andrew — someone who marries smart business savvy with a deep passion for photography, innovation, and strengthening our relationships with photographers.”
Get to know Andrew in the Meet the New Guy – 10 Questions with PhotoShelter’s New CEO interview online now.
PhotoShelter have a sell-out first UK event this evening at which Allen Murabayashi and a panel of photo editors meet photographers in What Photo Buyers Want From Photographers at Ideas Tap with Blurb
The photo editor panel, put together by PhotoArchiveNews.com will be: Dagmar Seeland, UK Picture Editor for STERN Magazine | Russ O’Connell, Picture Director Q Magazine | James Mullinger Photographic Director GQ Magazine.