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Magic Memories Appoints Craig Elliot and Dean Hamilton to Board of Directors


Magic Memories, the international photographic solutions company, has announced two new member of its Board of Directors: cloud computing pioneer Craig Elliot and corporate finance and investment expert Dean Hamilton.

Elliott, has 29 years of international management, sales and marketing experience focusing on networking and communications products and services.  He is currently CEO of cloud computing firm Pertino and a board member of accounting software company Xero.  He successfully grew and sold IT company Packeteer, and was a global executive for Apple computers.

Hamilton is currently managing director of independent corporate advisory practice Hamilton & Co.  Prior to this he spent 13 years with Deutsche Bank, with seven years leading its Melbourne investment banking business, where he was head of industrial and private equity coverage for Australia and New Zealand.

Commenting on the announcement, Magic Memories chairman Mark Bowman said, “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Craig and Dean to our board. To ensure Magic Memories continues to be highly successful on the international stage we wanted to find and attract the best people with the right DNA. We need world-class individuals with proven local knowledge and drive, but also the kind of people we want to work with, and who want to work with us – we think that Craig and Dean tick all the boxes.

“Magic Memories has made no secret of the fact that we have a lot of ambition for the North American market and Craig will be hugely effective in helping us achieve our goals. And as the company continues to grow, capital will be an increasingly important ingredient to funding that growth. We are delighted that Dean, with such a broad range of experiences across senior management roles, finance and capital markets, has agreed to join our board.”

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