PAN Communications Welcomes New Vice President and Expands Robust Technology Practice with Flagship Account Wins

  PAN Communications Welcomes New Vice President and Expands Robust Technology
  Practice with Flagship Account Wins

Business Wire

BOSTON -- September 18, 2013

PAN Communications, a public relations and digital media agency that drives
cross-channel communications strategies for organizations throughout the
technology, consumer and healthcare industries, today announced the addition
of Nicole Messier as a new Vice President within its growing Technology
portfolio. Messier joins the firm at an opportune time following a number of
major technology client wins including:

  *Ipswitch File Transfer provides managed file transfer solutions that move,
    govern and secure business information between employees, business
    partners and customers.
  *Mendix, the app platform company for the enterprise,  enables companies to
    build, integrate and deploy web and mobile applications faster and with
    better results, effectively driving ROI in days, not months.
  *Bonitasoft  democratizes business process management (BPM) by bringing a
    flexible yet powerful BPM suite to organizations of all sizes and
    industries. Bonita BPM and its open source community deliver an unmatched
    set of tools to automate, measure and improve processes.
  *Solstice Mobile is an enterprise mobility solutions firm, delivering
    innovative strategies and products to the world’s leading organizations.
  *Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) is a best-of-breed provider of commercially
    developed, open sensor and big data processing systems, software and
    services for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications.

Nicole brings more than 12 years of experience serving as PR and marketing
counsel to technology industry leaders and emerging growth companies. Her
background includes a blend of agency and in-house experience, as well as a
familiarity with both East and West Coast markets. Most recently, Nicole led
corporate communications for Apprenda, where she helped position the
enterprise cloud company as an innovative and fast-growing Platform as a
Service provider through targeted media and content strategies. Her background
also boasts management roles at A&R Partners, SHIFT Communications and
Edelman, as well as her own successful tech practice founded in 2009 and later
acquired.

“This is an exciting time to be a part of PAN. Our roster of technology
companies is as dynamic as our culture. PAN is what you look for in a PR
partner and a place to grow professionally,” said Messier. “I look forward to
adding my skillset to reach, engage and influence key players and media in the
technology space.”

“We are thrilled to add Nicole to our management team,” said Philip A. Nardone
Jr., founder and president at PAN. “It takes a sharp and well-versed
individual to lead the charge when representing cutting-edge organizations,
and Nicole brings a wealth of knowledge in client relations and strategic
counsel. Our clients expect and deserve a certain level of strategy and
counsel in this highly competitive sector and I’m confident that Nicole will
continue to push the bar higher every day.”

PAN Communications continues to grow its practice through strategic client
acquisitions and by deepening its knowledge base within high-growth areas such
as cloud computing, mobility, IT security and big data. “As PAN continues to
expand within our core areas of expertise, we expect Nicole to be an
instrumental part of this growth,” concluded Nardone.

About PAN Communications

With an expertise in driving industry-leading visibility and engagement
programs for innovative businesses, PAN Communications is an award-winning
public relations agency that utilizes all media and disciplines to increase
awareness and opportunities to achieve our clients’ business objectives. As an
integrated communications partner to companies that lead their industries or
those that aspire to, PAN leads strategic public relations for consumer,
technology and healthcare brands. For more information visit our website at
www.pancommunications.com, follow us on Twitter (@PANcomm) or call
617.502.4300.

Contact:

PAN Communications
Erin Lahey, 617-502-4378
elahey@pancomm.com
 
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