REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Communication Intelligence Corporation ("CIC") (otcmarkets.com: CICI), a leading supplier of electronic signature solutions and the recognized leader in biometric signature verification, today announced the election of Jeffrey T. Holtmeier to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Holtmeier will replace Kurt E. Amundson, who resigned from the Company's Board of Directors on August 12, 2011.
Mr. Holtmeier has more than 25 years of successful entrepreneurship in the technology and communications fields. As CEO of GENext and through its subsidiary, China US Business Development, LLC, Mr. Holtmeier has assisted many US companies in establishing relationships in China, where he also co-founded Koncept International, Inc., a Chinese-based VoIP and digital media technology company. Prior to his involvement in the Chinese market, Mr. Holtmeier founded, built over seventeen years and successfully sold InfiNET, then one of the largest independently owned voice and data companies in the United States. Mr. Holtmeier was a recipient of the prestigious Ernst & Young, NASDAQ/USA Today "Entrepreneur of the Year" award in 1999, and has served on the boards of numerous corporations and non-profit organizations. He will serve on CIC's audit and compensation committees, which are comprised of independent members.
"Jeff is a seasoned and smart leader with deep experience in building and monetizing successful businesses both in the US and in China," said Philip Sassower, CIC's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "As we continue our efforts to revamp CIC and expand its horizons, we are confident that Jeff will be able to deliver valuable contributions. We are fortunate to have his commitment to join our board. We also want to thank Kurt Amundson for his years of service and for the contributions made to CIC during his tenure."
CIC is a leading supplier of electronic signature products and the recognized leader in biometric signature verification. CIC enables companies to achieve truly paperless workflow in their electronic business processes by providing multiple signature technologies across virtually all applications. CIC's solutions are available both in SaaS and on-premise delivery models and afford "straight-through-processing," which can increase customer revenue by enhancing user experience and can also reduce costs through paperless and virtually error-free electronic transactions that can be completed significantly quicker than paper-based procedures. CIC is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.cic.com
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