MINNETONKA, Minn., Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Creedon Technologies, parent company of Nixplay and Nixplay Signage, today announced the appointment of Philippe Tartavull as chair and director. The role was previously held by Kevin Palfreeman, who will remain as executive director after nine years with the company.
In his new role, Tartavull will leverage more than 20 years of industry experience to help Creedon Technologies expand its presence in the corporate signage industry, responding to rising demand for integrated, out-of-the-box digital signage solutions.
“Philippe brings a strong track record in marketing and increasing sales of next-generation digital technology,” said Mark Palfreeman, CEO of Creedon Technologies. “His addition to the team is the first of many initiatives to propel the company into the digital signage and digital media space. Philippe is well-placed to help reinvent the industry with a simple solution, particularly for small and medium-sized businesses.”
Tartavull comes to Creedon Technologies from digital communications service provider Xura, where he spent five years as president and chief executive officer. He has held several senior positions throughout his career, most notably as president and CEO of payment solutions provider Hypercom as well as chair and director of MRV Communications, president and CEO of Oberthur Card Systems (North America) and president and CEO of Syseca, a Thales company. Tartavull earned a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Institut d’Administration des Enterprises, Sorbonne University, in Paris. He is also a graduate of the Executive Program at the University of California Los AngelesAnderson School of Management.
About Creedon Technologies
Mark Palfreeman founded Creedon Technologies in 2007 from a small bedroom in the UK with a vision to connect people with technology in a meaningful way. As the parent company to Nixplay and Nixplay Signage, innovation, insight and human connection were the foundations of everything he set out to achieve.
Nixplay harnessed the best in cloud storage, service technology and security to display photos in a sophisticated way that shows the power of sharing memories. Since 2007, the company has sold close to 1.5 million digital photo frames, with more than a third of these consisting of Nixplay Wi-Fi Cloud frames since December 2013. Nixplay has posted annual double-digit revenue growth since launch, with nearly 7,000 reviews on Amazon.com, of which approximately 80 percent are four-star rating. Today Nixplay is the global category leader, having helped customers display more than 70 million photographs, translating into 500,000 images shared per day, with an additional 200,000 coming from connected social channels.