Bell and Howell Elevates Support for Software Solutions

Apr 03, 2012, 13:37 ET from Bell and Howell

DURHAM, N.C., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell and Howell, a leading provider of solutions and services for paper-based and digital messaging, today announced the formation of a dedicated software organization. This group will provide a comprehensive approach to solutions development that leverages the company's full portfolio of products, services and expertise in postage optimization, data quality, integrity and productivity tracking, multi-channel delivery, and other data-driven offerings.

"Bell and Howell's customer-first approach is driving our development, our interaction with customers, and our innovations. We are aligning our resources to best fulfill each customer's needs," said Les Stern, CEO of Bell and Howell. "This new software team is the embodiment of this philosophy, and will focus on developing cost-effective solutions that allow our customers to deliver high-impact targeted messaging and information, with the lowest cost of ownership."

Leading the software team are industry veterans Chris Lien, Wayne Quesnelle, Mike Maselli and Mike Swift. They each bring more than 20 years of proven experience in managing software teams that have successfully delivered data-driven solutions used by thousands of customers across multiple business segments.

The team is also active in industry associations such as the Mailers' Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC), Mailing & Fulfillment Service Association (MFSA), IDEAlliance and PostCom, among others, giving them key insight into the opportunities and challenges facing the industry and the solutions that will best lead to success for their customers.

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About Bell and Howell
Bell and Howell, LLC is a leading provider of solutions and services for paper-based and digital messaging. The company's complete portfolio includes products that reduce production and postage costs, increase operational efficiency, message impact and relevancy, and ensure integrity and quality. Supporting these solutions is one of the largest dedicated service organizations in the industry. The company is headquartered in Durham, N.C., and maintains facilities in Wheeling, Ill., Bethlehem, Pa., and Rochester, N.Y. For further information, please visit

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