July 19, 2018

Multimedia Plus Announces Senior Retail Industry Executive, Kevin Finnegan, as New Appointment to Advisory Board

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Multimedia Plus (www.multimediaplus.com), creators of INCITE®, an app-based communications platform for the frontline to improve performance, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Finnegan as a new member to its Advisory Board. Finnegan is currently VP Ann Taylor Factory/Loft Outlet Stores, and brings wisdom and experience in the retail industry from holding executive-level positions at New York & Company, GAP Inc., Saks Fifth Avenue, and The Limited. Finnegan also serves as an advisor and mentor at XRC Labs Accelerator.

@mmpls announces the appointment of Kevin Finnegan, retail industry executive, as a new member to its Advisory Board.
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“A well-informed frontline that provides a stellar customer experience has emerged as one of the most important issues impacting the success of physical retail stores. Insights from Kevin will be invaluable as MMP expands delivery of one of the retail industry’s most effective solutions, INCITE®. Kevin is well respected for his understanding of customer facing technology companies and emerging retail tech trends. We are thrilled to have Kevin join our advisory board. He has an outstanding reputation in retail for being a results driven leader,” says David Harouche, CEO and CTO of Multimedia Plus.

Finnegan is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience contributing to the vision and strategy of retail and customer facing technology companies. Currently, he is VP Ann Taylor Factory/Loft Outlet Stores. He is also currently a mentor and start-up advisor at XRC Labs where he supports the acceleration and innovation of retail and consumer goods. Previously, he was EVP, Global Sales & Operations, Restructuring, Omnichannel Expansion, Ecommerce Integration, at New York & Company. Prior he was EVP at Limited Brands, where he was responsible for leading the merger of two major retail brands (Structure and Express) into the singular Express brand. Finnegan also held senior executive positions as SVP at Old Navy, VP at GAP Inc., and executive retail management roles at Saks Fifth Avenue.

“I have known David and his team for many years. During this time, I have experienced firsthand the impact that the INCITE platform has had on frontline associates and the valuable tool it is for management. Having the right technology is essential to a successful in-store strategy and MMP is paving the way. I look forward to working with the team in this new capacity,” says Kevin Finnegan.

INCITE®, powered by QuizScore, provides the front line with ongoing, day-to-day updates, offensive skill-building, and strategies required in today’s fast-paced world. Key areas of communication include product knowledge, new up-selling and cross-selling opportunities, problem-solving techniques, professional and management development, the latest corporate announcements and other communications, as part of the programs delivered by Multimedia Plus on behalf of clients. Consistent will all INCITE® communications, is the ability to view real-time metrics including the receipt of communications and progress of programs including question level detail from quizzes taken at the end of each module.

Multimedia Plus (MMP), leader in mACP (mobile associate communications platform), is transforming the way brands engage globally with app-based communications for the frontline to improve performance. MMP’s proprietary technology platform, INCITE powered by QuizScore®, ensures performance and execution of company strategies – where it counts – with customers. INCITE® has surpassed the delivery of over 1 million programs and 5 million modules to associates in 22 countries.