WHO’S WHAT, WHERE - December 2012

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The board of directors of Pitney Bowes Inc. has appointed Marc B. Lautenbach president and chief executive officer. Lautenbach has nearly 30 years of experience in the technology and business services industry, having served in senior leadership positions at IBM. Lautenbach succeeds Murray D. Martin, who is retiring as the company’s chairman, president and CEO and has resigned from the company’s board of directors. The Pitney Bowes board also announced today that Michael I. Roth, currently lead independent director, has been appointed non-executive chairman of the board.


archNaugatuck Savings Bank has hired Valerie J. Arch (pictured) of Shelton as a cash management specialist, responsible for identifying, analyzing, selling and supporting cash-management products and services. A Certified Treasury Professional with more than 26 years of financial services experience, Arch previously was first vice president of commercial services at People’s United Bank and vice president, manager at Shawmut Bank. She earned both a BS in business administration and an MBA from the University of Hartford.


Precision X-Ray Inc. (PXi) in North Branford has named Paul De Jean project manager, image guided systems. In that capacity he will lead new product development and customer support for PXi’s X-RAD 225Cx small animal image-guided radiotherapy system. Before joining PXi, De Jean was the guided therapeutics project manager at Techna Research Institute in Toronto.


Jeanine Gibson has been named health care academic advisor at Housatonic Community College in collaboration with the Southwestern Connecticut CareerRx Academy. She previously worked in admissions at the American University of Antigua’s College of Medicine.


elliotMeg Elliott (pictured) of Guilford has been appointed manager of marketing communications for graduate and law admissions at Quinnipiac University. She will be responsible for expanding marketing communications for QU’s graduate programs and School of Law. She will manage social media and Web content and develop strategies and materials for a range of advertising and marketing initiatives. Elliott earned her bachelor’s degree in English at Boston University. Before joining Quinnipiac, she worked at Southern Connecticut State University as the advertising manager in public affairs for more than 13 years.



Hoffmann Architects has announced that two of its employees recently completed advanced degree programs. Project Coordinator Michael Pereira, Assoc. AIA earned a master of architecture degree from Boston Architectural College. And Hoffman Marketing Manager Cari Tate completed the master of business administration program at Southern Connecticut State University.


berubeEssex Savings Bank has named Lisa M. Berube (pictured) assistant vice president and branch manager of the bank’s Chester office at 203 Middlesex Avenue, Chester. Berube most recently served as branch manager at the Chester branch of Bank of America. She attended Middlesex Community College and also the New England College of Finance.


Linda F. Seligson of Riverdale, N.Y. has been named director of corporate and foundation relations at the University of New Haven. Seligson previously was director of development for the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM). During her career, she has secured more than $35 million in major gifts and grant funding from federal, state and city governments as well as foundations and corporations. Before working at NYAM, Seligson served as director of development at the Mount Sinai Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention (SAVI) Program and the Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale. She is a member of Women in Development, Association of Fundraising Professionals, American Association of Grant Professionals, Women’s Health Network, Women’s Monetary Partnership, New York Society of Association Executives and the Women in Health Care Management. Seligson earned a BA in psychology and early childhood education from the State University College at New Paltz (N.Y.), and a master’s degree in health services administration from Iona College.

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