Martha Bejar, an American expert in software technology, is appointed as an independent director of Neopost

Paris, 17 January 2019

Neopost, a global leader in digital communications, shipping and mail solutions, announced today the appointment of Martha Bejar, an expert in software technology, as an independent member of the Board of Directors, effective 11 January 2019.

Ms Bejar was co-opted to replace Ms Catherine Pourre who resigned from her position as Director in 2018.

Martha Bejar's mandate will extend through the remaining term of her predecessor, i.e. until the Annual General Meeting that will rule on the financial statements of the financial year ending 31 January 2019.

Denis Thiery, Chairman of Neopost, commented: "I am very pleased to welcome Martha as new independent director. Her proven expertise in the world of software and her deep knowledge of the American market will make an outstanding contribution to the works of the Board of Directors, notably in overseeing the Group's strategy".  

Following the appointment of Martha Bejar, Neopost's Board of Directors consists of ten members who are predominantly independent, a lead director and four women:

  • Denis Thiery, Chairman;
  • Vincent Mercier, lead and independent director, chairman of the remuneration and appointments committee;
  • Martha Bejar, independent director;
  • Hélène Boulet-Supau, independent director;
  • Éric Courteille, independent director, chairman of the audit committee;
  • Geoffrey Godet, Neopost Chief Executive Officer;
  • Virginie Fauvel, independent director;
  • William Hoover Jr., independent director;
  • Richard Troksa, independent director, chairman of the strategic and corporate responsibility committee;
  • Nathalie Wright, independent director.

Martha Helena Bejar (57, American)

Martha Bejar started her career at AT&T as a telecommunications engineer, and she then joined Nortel Networks where she held various positions reporting to the CEO. She then joined Microsoft Corp. where she was Corporate Vice President for the communications sector. She was later appointed CEO of Wipro Infocrossing Cloud Computing services. She was then appointed CEO and Director of Flow Mobile, a broad band wireless access solution provider, until she sold the operations to three local service providers in North Dakota. She was later appointed CEO of Unium Inc., a software company specialized in solving complex wireless networking problems, until March 2018 when she sold the company to Nokia Corp.
Martha is the recipient of numerous industry awards including 2017 Inspiring Women of Washington State, top fifty Hispanic women in the United States by Hispanic Inc. Business Magazine. Martha received an Advanced Management Program degree from Harvard University Business School. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Miami and also holds an MBA from Nova Southeastern University.

NEOPOST is a global leader in digital communications, logistics and mail solutions. Its mission is to help companies improve the way they manage interactions with their clients and partners. Neopost provides the most advanced solutions for physical mail processing (mailing and folder-inserter systems), digital communications management (Customer Communications Management and Data Quality applications), and supply chain and e-commerce process optimization (from point of sale to delivery, including associated tracking services).
With a direct presence in 29 countries and more than 5,800 employees, Neopost reported annual sales of €1.1 billion in 2017. Its products and services are sold in more than 90 countries. Neopost is listed in compartment A of Euronext Paris and belongs to the SBF 120 index.

For more information, please contact:

Gaële Le Men, Neopost DDB Financial 
Financial and Corporate Communications Director Isabelle Laurent / Fabrice Baron
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