ibml today announced the appointment of Martin Birch as President, Chief Executive Officer and member of the company’s board, effective immediately. He succeeds Derrick Murphy, who is leaving after 25 years with the company, including the last ten as Chief Executive Officer.
“Martin is a well-known, client-centric executive with deep knowledge of the capture solutions space, having been a partner to ibml and advocate for ibml’s products for many years,” said Helen Yang a member of the Board of Directors for ibml. “Throughout his career, he has demonstrated
a natural ability to work hand in hand with customers and employees to deliver growth. I look forward to ibml’s promising future under Martin’s capable leadership.”
Birch brings with him over 15 years of experience as a leader in the enterprise content management industry. Previously, Birch spent 11 years with Kodak-Alaris and Kodak Ltd., as Managing Director of Document Imaging in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Russia and most recently as General Manager of Information Management in the United States and Canada. Martin will be based in Birmingham, Alabama.
“ibml is a company I have long admired, a company possessing talented people with a history of delivering market leading innovation. Going forward, we will be keenly focused on driving growth through providing best in class products, software, and services for our customers and partners,” said Birch. “I look forward to working with our board, management team and dedicated employees to continue to build on ibml’s position as a leader in the information management industry.”