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Email delivery services provider names e-commerce exec as CEO

LAS VEGAS — SMTP, Inc., a global provider of email delivery services, has appointed Jon Strimling as CEO of the company.

"Jon is a proven executive and entrepreneur, with a track record of driving revenue and earnings growth," stated Semyon Dukach, chairman of SMTP. "His deep experience in operations, marketing and e-commerce will prove invaluable as he leads SMTP through its next phase of growth."

Strimling has 20 years of experience as an executive and entrepreneur, largely focused on the commercialization of innovative products and services. He previously served as CEO of US Dynamics, a technology commercialization firm that spun out three new ventures during his tenure, including online retailer WoodPellets.com. As CEO of WoodPellets.com, Strimling is credited with growing revenue nearly 400% annually for two consecutive years.

Previously, Strimling served in a variety of senior operational, technical and financial roles with DEKA Research & Development, American Industrial Partners and General Electric. He has served as an active board member with American Biomass Corporation and UltraCell Insulation, and was a governor's appointee to the Economic Strategy Commission for the State of New Hampshire.

"SMTP has successfully built a diverse customer base and a robust platform that has led to a history of profitable growth," said Strimling. "Leveraging that foundation, we see significant opportunities ahead to further capitalize on the growing e-mail delivery sector. Through improved operations, expanded sales and marketing initiatives, and ongoing product development efforts, I strongly believe we can generate ongoing shareholder value improvement."

Strimling is a graduate of MIT's Leaders for Global Operations program, through which he earned dual master's of science degrees in management and mechanical engineering.