Batesville Names Bob Sheridan as New E-Commerce Product Manager

January 14, 2014
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BATESVILLE, IN., January 14, 2014 – Batesville, the leading provider of comprehensive solutions to Sheridan, Robert_2the death care industry, announced the addition of Bob Sheridan as E-Commerce Product Manager at the company’s headquarters in Batesville, IN. In this new role, Bob will be managing and leading Batesville’s consumer-facing technology products and business lines, including its sympathy flower, gift and card offerings, video tributes, print on-demand offerings, plus online obituaries and media.

As the most trusted technology provider in the death care industry, Batesville is focused on providing its customers with easy-to-use solutions that leverage the latest technology to help grow their business and enhance relationships with families.

“Today’s consumers are relying more on internet technology to connect to businesses and with each other,” said Mike Bryan, General Manager of Batesville Technology Solutions.  “Bob has a well-rounded background and great experience in marketing, technology, e-commerce and operations that will allow him to make an immediate, positive impact on our customers and our team.”

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“I am excited to join such a well-respected company that is not only invested heavily in technological innovation, but uniquely focused on meeting the needs of our customers and the families they serve,” said Bob Sheridan.

Sheridan spent 17 years in a variety of marketing, IT, and production management positions with Herff Jones. He was involved in the development and launch of numerous e-commerce initiatives and helped create new income streams through the rollout of digital products into traditional markets.

A Florida native, Bob received a BBA in Marketing from Saint Joseph’s College and earned his MBA from Indiana University. He and his wife and three children reside in Zionsville, IN.

For more information on Batesville’s complete portfolio of innovative technology solutions, visit www.batesvilletechnology.com.

                                                                               

ABOUT BATESVILLE

Batesville (www.Batesville.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE:HI), is the leader in the North American death care industry. For more than 125 years, Batesville has been dedicated to helping families honor the lives of those they love®. Batesville’s innovation has changed the face of funeral service, from advancements in manufacturing and quality to patented features and memorialization offerings, technology and web-based solutions, and profit-enhancing merchandising systems and room displays. Our history of manufacturing excellence, product innovation, superior customer service and reliable delivery has helped Batesville become – and remain – a market leader.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Teresa M. Gyulafia

Director – Brand & Marketing Communications

Teresa.Gyulafia@batesville.com

Phone: 812.931.5084

©2014 Batesville Services, Inc.

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