Boyd Technologies announced today the appointment of Jason Purcell to its Board of Directors, effective April 28, 2016. The Board, which consists of five independent directors and two managing executives, is tasked with increasing shareholder value consistent with the Company’s strategic growth plan.
“We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Purcell to our Board of Directors. Mr. Purcell brings with him a tremendous expertise in software as a service (Saas) technologies, ecommerce, site search, and customer experience management which is accompanied by an acute business acumen and experience with equity funding and the management of growth businesses” said, Bronly Boyd the Chairman of the Board.
Commenting on the appointment, the Company’s CEO, Stephen Boyd, said “It is an exciting time for our business. We launched our Sourcebook material sourcing platform last year and we are continuing to make significant investments in our technologies, people, and knowledge base. We are thrilled to have the guidance and insight Mr. Purcell brings to our business.”
About Jason Purcell
Jason Purcell is the CEO and co-founder of Salsify, Inc. Salsify’s Product Content Management platform powers the creation, management, and syndication of product content across the distributed commerce ecosystem for over seven million products. Prior to Salsify, he held a variety of executive leadership roles at Endeca, a provider of ecommerce search and business intelligence software acquired by Oracle in 2011, and technical sales roles at PTC.
About Boyd Technologies
Boyd Technologies is a leading international supplier of advanced flexible materials. Global OEM partners rely on Boyd Technologies for material sourcing, development, and manufacturing. Together these capabilities provide design and development, commercialization support, and production of products which are made from advanced flexible materials. The Company is ISO 9001 and 13485 certified.
The Company works with composites, extruded nets, films, foils, foams, membranes, nonwovens, technical papers, and technical textiles. These flexible materials are used in technical applications across the medical, life sciences, and electronics markets. The Company’s core technologies and developments are in biopharmaceutical filtration, advanced wound care, and electronics applications.
Boyd Technologies is privately held and controlled by the Boyd Family. The Company is overseen by its Board of Directors which is comprised of independent and executive directors, and lead by its Senior Management team which is responsible for the successful execution of the Company's strategic growth plan. Boyd Technologies is headquartered in Lee, Massachusetts and operates globally with its network of customers and partners.