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Infomedia Ltd Appoints Australian Technology Leader as Global CEO

Thursday 28 January, 2016 – Sydney –  The Board of global leader in automotive software, Infomedia Ltd (ASX:IFM), today announced the appointment of Jonathan Rubinsztein as chief executive officer (CEO) of its global business and operations. Headquartered in Sydney, Rubinsztein will also join the Board of Directors on an ex-officio basis.

Commencing on 14 March 2016, Rubinsztein’s charter will be to grow Australian revenues and profit, as well as expansion within Infomedia’s key international markets. He joins Infomedia following a 16-year tenure at UXC Red Rock Consulting where he held the position of CEO for the past six years.

Infomedia chairman, Fran Hernon said: “We are delighted to have succeeded in recruiting a candidate of Jonathan’s calibre. He has a proven track record of leading a company in delivering strong and profitable growth based on his own talents, his ability to build a strong culture and team, and his absolute focus on customers.”

Rubinsztein’s stint at UXC Red Rock Consulting saw him command growth of the business from 10 employees to a network of 650 consultants in nine offices and four countries with combined revenues of approximately $140 million per annum.

“Infomedia has innovative products and talented people and is ready for the next phase of its growth,” said Ms Hernon. “Jonathan’s experience in working in successful partnerships with major manufacturers to realise value for his customers is well-matched to Infomedia’s needs. His exceptional people skills will also be key to ensuring the Infomedia team can realise the potential of this business.”

Incoming CEO, Jonathan Rubinsztein said: “I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead an Australian IT company that is a proven success and believe that, working with the team at Infomedia, we will be able to take its strengths and profits to new heights. 

“The automotive industry presents significant opportunity for technology-lead disruption and Infomedia is perfectly placed to accelerate growth from its existing products as well as define the future with its next generation of customer solutions,” said Mr Rubinsztein.

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About Infomedia

Infomedia (ASX:IFM) is a leading global provider of SaaS solutions to the parts and service sector of the automotive industry. Founded in 1987 with annual revenues of $60 million, Infomedia supplies online parts selling systems, sophisticated service selling systems, a range of publications, as well as data analysis and information research for automotive and lubricant industries. With more than 150,000 users of products in more than 186 countries, Infomedia’s unique approach to technology, automotive parts and service selling is validated 24 hours a day. Attention to detail and control processes generate the accuracy and certainty that contributes to driving customer satisfaction, loyalty and trust.  For more information, visit www.infomedia.com.au