OREANDA-NEWS. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:SSTK), a leading global provider of digital imagery and music, announced today the addition of Siobhan Aalders as Vice President of Communications. Ms. Aalders will lead the development and execution of Shutterstock's global communications strategy, ensuring that all campaigns are aligned with the company's mission and overall vision.  

Ms. Aalders joins Shutterstock with more than 15 years of strategic communications experience. Most recently, she was the President of Capstan Communications, where she led and oversaw communications strategies for early stage technology companies and startups. Prior to this role, she was an Executive Vice President of the Technology Practice at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide for seven years. Prior roles included Senior Vice President of Worldwide Communications and Television at Weber Shandwick and Director of Media Relations for APCO Europe.

"Siobhan's experience and in-depth understanding of brand strategy and corporate positioning will be invaluable as we continue to grow our company, our brand and our product offerings," said Jon Oringer, Founder and CEO of Shutterstock. "She was a tremendous asset to our team during our IPO four years ago, and I am honored to have her join Shutterstock full time where she'll play a key role in developing our communications roadmap, supporting global campaigns across all Shutterstock brands."

Ms. Aalders' impressive track record includes assignments with some of the world's most notable technology brands in personal computing, software, consumer electronics and internet technologies including Microsoft, IBM, Intel and Siemens. Additionally, she was one of the pioneers of telecoms public relations, working with companies like Orange, Nokia and Motorola. With this relevant experience as a strong foundation, she developed internet savvy early on, working with startups that eventually became major names like Amazon, eBay and Ask Jeeves.