Global's New Senior VP of Bus Dev.15 Feb, 2005
Global's New Senior VP of Bus Dev.
Global Imaging Systems, Inc. has promoted its New York core company president to a senior officer position on the parent company staff. Paul A. Schulman, 45, president and former owner of Carr Business Systems, a Global core company based in Melville, NY, has been named senior vice president - business development.
Tom Johnson, chairman and CEO of Global Imaging Systems, said, "This promotion is effective April 1, and Paul will be relocating to the corporate headquarters in Tampa, FL. We welcome Paul to the company's senior staff as part of our planned strategy to support Global's future growth. He is a seasoned executive who will provide proven management and leadership capabilities combined with his strong sales and operational experience."
Mr. Schulman assumes a new senior officer position where he will be responsible for identifying key business opportunities and developing new initiatives in marketing, vendor relations, employee training and development, acquisitions and investor relations. He will remain directly involved with Carr Business Systems in the mentoring and development of a new core company president, expected to be announced in the near future.
President Michael Shea said, "In Paul, we have a consummate entrepreneur taking on key responsibilities helping us focus on sales and operations. He exemplifies the entrepreneurial spirit that built Global and continues to spur the company's growth and leadership among our peers."
Mr. Schulman entered a family owned office equipment business in 1977 and quickly moved through the ranks of Carr Business Systems to become president and owner of Carr in 1985 at the age of 26. In 1998, Global acquired Carr, which today is an award-winning copier dealership representing Konica and Ricoh copy, fax, scan and print devices in both black and white and color.
He received the Entrepreneur of the Year award by Ernst & Young and the Family Friendly Employer Award by the Family Service Association of Long Island. He serves on the board of directors of the Theodore Roosevelt Council of the Boy Scouts of America, the Long Island Children's Museum and the Advancement for Commerce, Industry and Technology. In 2004, he was the recipient of the Presidential Award for his work with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island.