Manish Kumar Joining the STRATACACHE Capital Team

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DAYTON, OH— Jan. 3, 2018—STRATACACHE today announced that Manish Kumar is joining STRATACACHE Capital as Vice President, Investments – Asia Pacific, moving on from his previous role spearheading STRATACACHE digital solutions sales and operations in India. STRATACACHE Capital, based out of the UK and managed by Dirk Huelsermann, is a recently formed division that leads strategic deal discovery and review on a global scale. Manish will contribute his skills of accessing and executing business opportunities and customer acquisitions, driving the success and adoption of STRATACACHE digital audience engagement strategy growth throughout the Asia Pacific region.

Manish first joined STRATACACHE in 2013, initiating and overseeing growth in the Indian market while leading sales, development, customer relations and operations in this strategic market. As a result of his work, STRATACACHE’s global footprint has expanded to be the industry leader in digital signage throughout India. Manish will aid in STRATACACHE Capital’s deal discovery, which actively reviews more than 400 deals per year in the digital signage, mobile, display, media and digital-out-of-home space and has made 14 acquisitions in the past 18 years.

“Manish leads with a consultative approach and, combined with exceptional communication skills, understands the need to keep customers at the forefront of every decision made,” said Chris Riegel, CEO of the STRATACACHE family of digital solutions companies. “STRATACACHE is confident that Manish can add to the culture of success and continue to grow STRATACACHE Capital’s footprint and reputation within the Asia Pacific region.”

Possessing a Masters of Project Management and Master of Technology Management degree from the Australian National University with an MBA in Marketing, Manish has had an accomplished career in technology, strategic acquisitions and global business. Prior to joining STRATACACHE, Manish was vice president at ContentKeeper Technologies, a global leader in innovative, enterprise Internet filtering and security solutions. There he was successful in identifying channel and vertical opportunities in each market and increasing market revenue.

Acquisition of Pharmacy-focused Digital Marketing and Signage Company iDKLIC

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STRATACACHE and PRN Announce Acquisition of Pharmacy-focused Digital Marketing and Signage Company iDKLIC

The Belgium-based Company Complements New PRN Health Subsidiary

DAYTON, OH—December 14, 2017—STRATACACHE and PRN today announced the acquisition of iDKLIC, a digital marketing and signage provider in the healthcare industry based in Brussels, Belgium. Expanding its global footprint of scalable customer engagement and activation technologies at the point of decision, iDKLIC will operate within the newly formed PRN Health Ltd. division as part of its current wellness product offerings. PRN currently provides interactive pharmacy displays and touchscreens for today’s leading wellness retailers.

Changes in both patient profile and healthcare delivery are leading pharmacies to evolve from small medicinal counters to inspiring well-being centers, evolving the in-store experience to an entirely new level. PRN Health’s digital solutions are a strategic part of enhancing the patient journey in a retail environment.

iDKLIC provides thousands of pharmacies in Europe with turnkey and customizable content management, digital signage solutions and interactive digital advertising networks. Its Pharmaseen platform currently operates in Belgium, France, Ireland and Luxembourg, with multiple expansion opportunities throughout Europe. Pharmaseen is a unique health communication channel created specifically for the pharmacy retail environment. It attracts, engages and educates the audience while triggering point-of-decision upsell opportunities.

The partnership will give PRN, which provides unique point-of-sale and highly visible advertising solutions to convenience stores and pharmacies, an expedited entry into the growing health and wellness market in Europe and a solid foundation upon which to build and expand. PRN will expand iDKLIC’s proven platform for serving independent pharmacies in the US. iDKLIC will have access to STRATACACHE’s expansive Global network of field support, operations and customer support infrastructure as well as investment capital to support expansion into new markets and regions.

iDKLIC’s co-founder and CEO, Jean-Charles Figoni, will remain as CEO and will continue to lead the company’s expansion in Europe. He stated: “Since 2006, our company has been receiving a positive response from advertisers and customers. Our concept is established in over 1,250 pharmacies, reaching 2 million impressions per day. We are looking forward to further expanding the number of pharmacies and advertisers in Europe.”

“iDKLIC has built a successful model for serving European pharmacy customers,” said Kevin Carbone, CEO of PRN. “With access to the technology, operational expertise and investment capital of PRN and STRATACACHE, iDKLIC can now deliver its proven value-added model to more pharmacy customers in more countries across Europe. The acquisition will also give PRN access to a proven platform for serving independent pharmacies and regional drugstore chains in North America.”

Jean-Charles Figoni added: “At our end, we were fully aware that STRATACACHE would help us achieve our mission and realize our vision in a faster, more professional and integrated manner.”

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About PRN, LLC
PRN, a STRATACACHE company, is the leading digital media company specializing in digital solutions that activate shoppers along the path-to-purchase right up to the point-of-sale. With the LIFT interactive point of purchase network at convenience stores, in-aisle interactive touchscreens and smart video signage, PRN’s solutions can be found in over 18,000 retail locations. Providing turn-key solutions to retailers, PRN ‘s services include brand advertising and network monetization, content strategy and consumer experience, product design and integration and technical support. With headquarters in San Francisco, PRN has over 25 years of experience in retail technology and shopper activation. To learn more, visit, follow them on Twitter @PRNllc, or like them on Facebook.

About iDKLIC
iDKLIC is a digital marketing specialist in retail pharmacy. Its technology and services are present in more than 1,250 pharmacies across Europe. With its roots in the heart of Europe, iDKLIC responded to a need from the pharmacy retail market: maximize direct communication with the customer and trigger impulse purchases with high-in return products. With its creativity, innovation and application of new technologies, iDKLIC will improve healthcare outcomes thanks to its new approaches to traditional challenges across multiple channels and areas in the healthcare industry. To learn more, visit follow them on LinkedIn, Twitter @iDklic or like them on Facebook.

STRATACACHE, Inc. is the leading provider of intelligent digital signage, digital merchandising, mobile enablement and analytics and rich media customer engagement at retail. These solutions help influence customers at the point-of-decision, generating new sales opportunities and enhanced retail profitability. With over 2 million software activations globally across multiple platforms, we have the deepest footprint in the market and consistently enhance our offerings to better serve our customers. STRATACACHE is based in Dayton, Ohio and serves 28 countries with offices in San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Bentonville, Dallas, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, London, Oslo, Sittard, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Adelaide, Luxembourg and Bangalore. Learn more about STRATACACHE and its family of companies – Scala, PRN, Carmanah Signs, Optika, SuperLumin, enVu, RDM –, following us on Twitter @STRATACACHE or liking us on Facebook.