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Vell Recruits VP & GM of Logistics Solutions for Pitney Bowes

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Jim Hendrickson

VP & GM, LogisticsSW

> Location: Ohio to CT
> Industry: Cloud SaaS Apps
> Other experience: Exec, Global B2B & Cloud, IBM | VP, Corporate Development, Sterling Commerce
> Ownership: Public (NYSE:PBI)

Pitney Bowes has announced that Jim Hendrickson has been appointed as the new VP & GM of Logistics Solutions. He joins Pitney Bowes from IBM, where he most recently served as Director of the Global B2B and Cloud Services Product Line. In this position, he was responsible for vision and planning, product management, sales and operations, and team building.

Mr. Hendrickson joined IBM as part of its acquisition of Sterling Commerce. Most recently, he served as Sterling Commerce’s VP of Corporate Development. In this role, he was responsible for the company's global strategy, mergers and acquisition strategy and execution, channels and alliances, and applied technology research and development. Before being named VP of Corporate Development, Mr. Hendrickson was the VP of Product Management. He assumed this position one year after the company was acquired by AT&T. As VP of Product Management, he redefined the company’s product strategy, restructured the team, and delivered three new products in less than 2 years. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hendrickson served as MD of Strategic Initiatives at Bank One Investment Group, MD at JPMorgan Chase, Manager at Ernst & Young, Director at Trident Data Systems, and Systems Engineer at General Electric’s Aerospace Division. He began his career in the U.S. Army, where he served as a Captain in the Medical Services Corps.

Mr. Hendrickson holds a BBA from Belmont University and an MS in Management from National Lewis University.

About Pitney Bowes

Pitney Bowes is a global provider of software, hardware and services that enable both physical and digital communications and integrates those physical and digital communications channels. Pitney Bowes sees long-term opportunities in delivering products, software, services and solutions that help customers grow their business by more effectively managing their physical and digital communications with their customers. Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, the company operates in seven business segments within two business groups: the Small and Medium Business (SMB) Solutions group and the Enterprise Business Solutions group, based on the customers they primarily serve. For more information, please visit

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Dora Vell

Dora Vell is the Managing Partner of Vell Executive Search, a boutique executive search firm in Boston focused on recruiting technology executives and board members. Vell has successfully completed numerous board member and C-level executive searches, including CEOs, COOs, CIOs, and Vice Presidents - at both public and private companies.

Prior to founding the firm in 2005, Vell was a Partner at Heidrick & Struggles' Technology practice for seven years.  Before her career in executive search, she worked at IBM for 11 years, managing software engineering organizations of 100 people and software sales organizations with revenues of $150 million. She has also served as an executive assistant to the CEO of IBM Canada for one year.

Vell holds seven worldwide software patents. She has published several Business of Leadership reports on governance and leadership and has been quoted in numerous articles including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business Week, Fortune, Agenda Week, MSNBC, Mass High Tech, the OPUS for the World Economic Forum, Boston Business Journal, The Globe & Mail, CIO Magazine, and IEEE. She also has been a featured speaker on leadership at numerous conferences and at Columbia University's MBA program.

Vell is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the Boston CEO Roundtable. She has served on the boards of Framingham State, Entrepreneur's Organization, Goodwill, Mary Centre for developmentally handicapped adults,, and RBC Capital Partners.

She has received an MBA from the University of Toronto, a Master in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, and a Bachelor in Computer Science from Carleton. She has also completed the MIT Entrepreneurial Master’s program.

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