BELLEVUE, WA -- Outerwall has appointed Jim Gaherity president of its Coinstar unit. Gaherity joined the company in 2004 as the director of operations for coin-counting kiosk business. He advanced through the ranks over the years to senior vice-president responsible for Coinstar worldwide operations and new business ventures.
Outerwall recently posted better-than-expected first-quarter results, with earnings up 2.5%, boosted by a 5.2% lift in Coinstar kiosk sales and 1.5% revenue growth from its Redbox DVD-rental machines. | SEE STORY