ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Catalina, the personalized digital media company, announced today that Andy Heyman has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Heyman previously held the position of senior vice president and president of NCR Financial Services for NCR Corporation, a global leader in omni-channel solutions that enable more than 550 million transactions daily across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and small business.
"Andy is a proven leader in executing transformational change," said Josh Lutzker, chairman of Catalina's board of directors. "Andy's track record of delivering sustainable performance and his deep expertise in technology make him a perfect fit for Catalina as it leverages its platform to deliver unparalleled consumer insights that power profitable growth for our customers."
Mr. Heyman joined NCR after it acquired Radiant Systems in 2011, where he served as chief operating officer. While at NCR, he first led the successful integration of Radiant Systems before being named President of Financial Services, NCR's largest division, in 2013. While at Radiant Systems, he served in a variety of leadership positions before becoming COO, including president of the Hospitality and Retail divisions; vice president of the Convenience Store Division; and managing director of Radiant Solutions Group. Prior to Radiant, he spent eight years as a senior manager with Accenture. Mr. Heyman holds an M.S. degree in computer information systems from Georgia State University and a B.B.A. in finance from the University of Georgia.
"I am honored to join Catalina at this exciting point in its evolution," said Heyman. "Our teams have built amazing capabilities over the last several decades. We deliver unique insights to our customers and help them execute marketing programs that significantly improve their businesses. I am passionate about working with our teams all over the world to help Catalina on its next phase of growth," said Heyman.
Mr. Heyman replaces interim CEO Greg Delaney, who will resume his responsibilities as a member of Catalina's board of directors.
"On behalf of the board, we thank Greg for his leadership over the past six months. He has been instrumental in operationalizing Catalina's strategy for the future and driving continued momentum on a number of key initiatives. We are delighted that Greg will continue to provide insight and counsel as a board member," said Lutzker.
Catalina's personalized digital media drives lift and loyalty for the world's leading CPG retailers and brands. Catalina personalizes the consumer's path to purchase through mobile, online and in-store networks powered by the largest shopper history database in the world. Catalina is based in St. Petersburg, Florida, with operations in the United States, Europe and Japan. To learn more, please visit www.catalina.com or follow us on Twitter @Catalina.