FREMONT, Calif.—Electronics For Imaging (EFI) announces the appointment of Jeff Jacobson, a 30-year veteran of the digital imaging and industrial technology sector, as chief executive officer, effective immediately. Jacobson retains his position as executive chairman and succeeds Bill Muir, who is stepping down.
Before joining EFI, Jacobson served as CEO of Xerox, served as both president of Xerox's Technology Business and its Global Graphic Communications Operations. Before joining Xerox in 2012, Jacobson was the chairman, president, and CEO of Presstek, a leading manufacturer of digital offset printing solutions.
“I am thrilled to be expanding my role on EFI’s leadership team to identify unique opportunities for innovation across the company," Jacobson says. "Together with my experienced and talented colleagues on the EFI team, we will provide the leadership needed to help EFI accelerate the transformation of industries where colorful images matter."
During his career, Jacobson also served as the chief operating officer of Eastman Kodak's Graphic Communications Group. There, he managed manufacturing operations throughout North America, Europe, Japan, China, Israel, and South Africa. Jacobson also served for five years as CEO of Kodak Polychrome Graphics, a joint venture between Sun Chemical and Eastman Kodak.
Bill Muir says. “I have admired Jeff as an expert in the digital imaging space, and I am confident that with his vision and under his leadership, EFI will be able to successfully write the next chapter of innovation and market leadership across the company’s portfolio of solutions.”
For more information, visit www.efi.com.