(EMAILWIRE.COM, April 25, 2008 ) Colchester VT -- Mr. Kenney's role is to keep daily operations scaling and efficient. Focusing on the strategy of the business, Tim will enable the MyWebGrocer team to reach both its short and long term goals. Kenney will closely monitor the professional services, products, and market commitments to continue the company's rapid growth.
MyWebGrocer has doubled in size from 2007 to 2008. Rich Tarrant, CEO knew it was time to hire MyWebGrocer's first COO, "We are thrilled to have Tim join the MWG team. Tim had a very early vision of the power of the internet, as evidenced by the company he started in 1994 which specialized in building advanced internet applications. In fact, MWG contracted with his firm to build the first generation of our e-commerce tool in 1999. Since then, Tim has managed over 450 people in 10 offices worldwide and brings a wealth of knowledge in product management, process and systems - skills we will put to good use in this time of dynamic growth for MWG."
Tim Kenney was the Global General Manager of imaging software development for General Electric Healthcare Information Technologies before joining the MyWebGrocer team. There he was responsible for GE's worldwide Imaging IT software products and team spanning 10 global offices, and was Vice President of research and development for IDX systems imaging before the GE acquisition. Kenney was also the founder and CEO of NYBOR Corporation, an earlier internet application development company, from 1993 to 2001. Tim Kenney holds a B.S. in Computer Science from St. Michael's College in Winooski, VT and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
"It's exciting to be part of a next generation Internet company that fuses existing brick and mortar businesses with the web" explains Kenney. "MyWebGrocer brings the internet into the grocery experience making it a centerpiece of today's online lifestyle. The consumer has a more pleasant, more informative and more complete experience. MyWebGrocer's business partners, the grocery stores and consumer products groups, benefit from this close interactive connection with consumers".
About MyWebGrocer: MyWebGrocer was one of the first to launch online services for retail grocers in 1999. Today, they continue to lead the industry by generating profits for clients using proprietary technologies with proven results. MyWebGrocer increases basket size, acquires new customers, retains current customers, and drives more in-store and online business for their clients. MyWebGrocer has the largest grocery advertising network in the country covering 65% of the US, earning their clients direct ad revenue. They are the only digital provider that builds a customized, profitable, integrated online channel by addressing retailer's needs today, tomorrow and into the future. Some of their clients include Shoprite, Lowes Food Stores, Big Y, and 80 other leading grocery chains. For more information please visit http://www.mywebgrocer.com or call 1-888-662-2284.
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