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Updated August 19, 2013
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August 2013  

  • John Olson receives the first annual "Charles H. 'Chuck' Forman - Crawford Technologies" Scholarship through EDSF.
  • Kevin D. Lilly is the new vice president of marketing and product management, Standard Register Healthcare, a business unit of Standard Register.
  • Don Klumbach joins Compu-Mail as vice president of national sales.
  • Sid Chadwick, among others, to be inducted into the prestigious Soderstrom Society. David C. Pitts to receive the 2013 NAPL Soderstrom Award.
  • Mike Scaglione is appointed international sales director for Printing Research
  • Melissa Jones becomes Graphic Arts Association president.


July 2013
  • Jeffrey Phillips is appointed to Senior Product Specialist, Enfocus, North America.
  • Mike Scaglione is appointed international sales director for Printing Research, Inc.
  • David Field is named senior business manager, inkjet technologies, at Midland Paper.
  • James P. O'Rourke is named division president at Classic Graphics.
  • Ralf Sammeck executive VP sales, marketing & service at KBA takes over sheetfed offset press engineering from President Claus Bolza-Schünemann.
  • Jill Silverstein becomes account manager for Des Plaines Office Equipment.
  • Owen Ryan is appointed western region PRINTVALUE consultant at manroland.
  • Johan Östman is BÖWE SYSTEC Nordic's new managing director.
  • David Avrin, Mike Rayburn to keynote 2013 NAQP Owners Conference.
  • Paul Rizzuto joins InfoTrends' document outsourcing consulting team.
  • Seymour Liebman, Canon U.S.A. executive vice president, is among the "50 Most Influential Long Islanders".
  • David Merrick is named PIAs' 2013 Person of the Year.

June 2013

  • Dave Bell joins Mitsubishi Imaging, Inc.
  • Vince Miceli becomes solutions specialist at Des Plaines Office Equipment.
  • Gina Rice joins McCormick Armstrong's customer service & sales support team.
  • Dov Isaacs, a principal scientist at Adobe Systems Inc., completes two quarters as a Cal Poly Graphics Communication Research Professor from Industry.
  • Jamie Harris heads GMC Software Technology's Diversified Services Group.
  • Charlie Corr has rejoined InfoTrends as Group Director of its Enterprise Document Strategy Services.
  • Jason Schultz becomes the director of marketing at Great Lakes Integrated. Karen Masters is named an account executive.
  • Jim Feely becomes the new vice president of service at Bell & Howell. Howard MacCready becomes the executive director of service sales.
  • Jim Mikol, Mikol & Association, is awarded the IDEAlliance David Jensen Award, the highest honor given by the Association.
  • Mark Hoff is appointed vice president of marketing at WoodWing Software.


May 2013
  • Dennis Quon, EDP; Albert Dell; Paul Abdool; Michael Sutton; and Bill Broddy, are amoung the Xplor Canada Association 2013-2014 Region Board Members and Chapter Executives.
  • Randol Jackson and Katharine Harris join GSG Financial LLC as Business Development Major Account Manager and Project Manager, respectively.
  • Angela Meade becomes pre-press manager at Flottman Company.
  • Bryan Yeager has moved from InfoTrends to eMarketer as a mobile payments analyst.
  • Randol Jackson and Katharine Harris join GSG Financial LLC as Business Development Major Account Manager & Project Manager, repectively.
  • Dennis Quon, EDP; Albert Dell; Paul Abdool; Michael Sutton; and Bill Broddy are among Xplor Canada Association's 2013-2014 leaders.
  • Greg Blue is the new manroland web systems Inc. CEO.
  • George Martin of NewPage is named 2013 PIMA Executive of the Year.
  • Toni Clayton-Hine becomes channel marketing vice president at Xerox.
  • In Memoriam: Terry Nagi, consultant, and former PIA executive, passes away.

April 2013

  • René Müller, GMC Software Technology, receives Xplor’s 2013 Brian Platte Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • Adrian Fleming, managing director at Kodak Australasia, takes on a new regional role as the general manager, digital printing, Asia Pacific region, effective May 1.
  • Christopher Rajiah, ViaWest, becomes SVP of sales and marketing.
  • In Memoriam: Efi Arazi, and industry pioneer, died on April 14th.
  • Mark Shearer joins Pitney Bowes as executive VP & president, Pitney Bowes SMB Mailing Solutions; Mark Wright joins as executive VP & president, Pitney Bowes Software Solutions.
  • Scott Baker becomes NEPS' vice president of strategy and channels.
  • In Memoriam: Richard A. Nash, former owner of Nash Printing, Inc. died April 6th.
  • Ron Gilboa leaves Kodak to rejoin InfoTrends.
  • Vincent Gagliardi and Tony Gagliardi join FLM Graphics Corporation as Executive VPs.
  • Craig Reid becomes INX International Ink Co's. as director of global strategy, digital.
  • James V. Continenza is elected to Kodak's board of directors.
  • Toshimitsu Taiko assumes senior leadership role at Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A.
  • Matt Swain, InfoTrends, is set to present at Neopost USA Specialist Symposium.
  • Kathryn Mikells becomes Xerox's CFP.
  • Peter Kuisle, manroland Web Systems' evecutive VP, leaves the company.
  • Vincent Gagliardi and Tony Gagliardi join FLM Graphics Corporation as executive VPs. 


March 2013
  • Peter Kuisle, Executive Vice President, leaves manroland Web Systems.
  • Ray Kurzweil, iconic inventor, author & futurist, is the keynote for Kodak's Global Directions 2013 Conference, Sept. 22-25 in Washington, D.C.
  • Mark Rheaume joins AccuZIP as national postal affairs director.
  • Harvey Levenson, longtime professor & head of CalPoly's Graphic Communication Dept., set to retire at end of this academic year. Professor Kenneth Macro is preparing to succeed.
  • Sam Pernice joins KBA North America to handle web offset in the west, web parts & service solutions throughout the U.S.
  • Randall Swope is appointed senior consultant, emerging markets, Gimbel & Associates.
  • Paul Lilienthal,president and owner of Pictura, becomes the Sustainable Green Printing (SGP) Partnership Chairman. SGP also welcomes Jay Downey, Joseph Chichon, Jodi Krohn and Michael Kesti to its board of directors.
  • Henri Dura becomes CEO of GMC Software Technology.
  • Robert Keane, Vistaprint's president and CEO, is the Industry Influencer Award recipient from PINE.
  • Pankaj Bhasin is the new managing director of manroland India, a subsidiary of manroland web systems GmbH.
  • Craig Hath, Zuza Marketing Asset Management, wins SpencerLab's Dscoop8 iPad mini Giveaway.
  • Bob Schimek joins Satori Software as senior director of postal affairs.
  • Des Laffan is named senior vice president of sales at Rxperts Printing Alliance.
  • Robert Dépatie is appointed the new Quebecor president & CEO.
  • Taylor McIntyre, Brett Itaya and Will Robbins, Cal Poly graphic communication students, take top prize in Hackathon.


February 2013
  • Dave White is named chief technology officer of Quark.
  • Mark Crook becomes Elephant Print and Display's director.
  • Frank Romano, Sr. Gustavo Adolfo Morales Velilla and Ernesto Salviat E, three distinguished industry leaders, are all receiving honors at this week's Graphics of the Americas. 
  • Sam Pernice joins KBA in Web Offset Sales and Service Capacity.
  • Bruce Bayne, SpotOn! Press president, earns certification as Printing Standards Audit Consultant.
  • Karen J. Crews is promoted to president of Xitron.
  • In Memoriam: Robert Keene, John Roberts Company co-founder passes away.
  • Ron Voigt becomes the new president of X-Rite Inc.
  • Frank Romano and Xerox's John Conley to speak at Seybold Report Reunion Conference.
  • Don Starck is named technical service manager for Diversified Graphic Machinery.

January 2013

  • In Memoriam: Mark Smith, former American Printer managing editor; Printing Impressions' technology editor.
  • Dirk Craib is Rochester Software Associates' new sales vice president.
  • Joseph Warren is appointed senior VP and general manager, corporate human resources, Canon U.S.A. Yuichi Ishizuka assumes Warren's former responsibilities as chairman and CEO of Canon Information Technology Services (CITS). Doris Higginbotham becomes president of CITS. Satoshi Nagata receives promotion to president of Canon Information and Imaging Solutions.
  • Darin Dodd is appointed vice president of commercial sales for Appleton Coated.
  • Toyotsugu (Toyo) Kuwamura becomes president of Canon Solutions America.
  • Mike Amundson is the new president & CEO of Brown Printing Company.
  • Daniel L. Knotts is promoted to chief operating officer of RR Donnelley.
  • Dov Isaacs is named research professor at Cal Poly.
  • Kevin W. Quinn joins Fry Communications as director of sales.

December 2012

  • Derek Sizer is named general manager of Marlowe Graphic Services.
  • Michael Larkin becomes VP of business development at Schawk.
  • Frank Romano receives lifetime achievement artwork.
  • Norman Joseph Woodland, co-inventor of the barcode, dies.
  • Christian Korte takes on new senior VP sales position at Esko.
  • Debbie Pfeiffer is named president of Pitney Bowes Presort Services. Jay Oxton, president of Pitney Bowes Mail Services, is set to retire at the end of February.
  • Joe Adachi becomes chairman & CEO of the new Canon Solutions America.
  • Rich Grobarek is named manroland PRINTVALUE consultant.
  • Elizabeth Bartheld joins AF&PA as VP, government affairs.
  • Anthony K. Anderson is elected to the Avery Dennison Board of Directors.
  • George Doehner, president, Bulkley Dunton, a business of xpedx and International Paper, is set to retire. Barry Nelson becomes Group Vice President, Bulkley Dunton.
  • Isabelle Marcoux, chair of the board of Transcontinental, is a recipient of Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100TM award for 2012.


November 2012

  • John Meyer receives promotion to VP marketing, Presstek.
  • Ulrik T. Nygaard, president/CEO of Baumfolder Corporation, is set to retire in March. Janice Benanzer, CFO/VP, is preparing to take over in April.
  • Donald Heller, senior executive VP, Bulkley Dunton, a business of xpedx & International Paper, is planning to retire at the end of this year. David Backus succeeds as senior VP, sales & operations.
  • Tom Hackett joins Enfocus' North American support group as product specialist.
  • Guy Broadhurst, Océ North America, is elected to Book Manfacturer's Institute Board of Directors. 
  • Aron Allenson becomes Screen USA's high-speed inkjet sales representative.
  • Travis Carter, director of sustainability for Unisource Global Solutions, joins the Biodegradable Products Institute's board of directors.
  • Sinesio Garduno becomes a Harper Corporation team member as a midwest/west coast graphic adviser, GraphicSolutions division.
  • Nigel Worme is named NAPL chairman.
  • Carl Gerhardt, chairman of Allegra Network LLC, is inducted into the Print Industry Hall of Fame.
  • Robert Flowers becomes Schawk's VP of business development.
  • Christopher DuBach joins Screen USA as regional sales manager.


October 2012

  • Douglas Edwards is elected by the Kodak board as senior VP.
  • Julie Howard joins InnerWorkings board of directors.
  • Kay Fernandez receives promotion to VP, strategic business development, Konica Minolta.
  • Ernesto Salviat E named GALA 2013 Young Entrepreneur Recipient.
  • Frank Romano is Graphics of the Americas 2013 Graphic Arts Leader of the Americas recipient for North America.
  • John King becomes president of Standard Register Healthcare.
  • Wouter van Ee eda, head of print and mail services, Lloyds Banking Group, speaks on the EDP industry certification program.
  • Anja D'Hondt, duomedia; Sylvie Joseph, La Poste; Jennifer Matt, Web2Print Experts, Inc.; Sally Pirri, The Globe and Mail; Mary Lee Schneider, R.R. Donnelley; Mary Beth Smith, Girls Who Print and AlphaGraphics; and Davita Vance-Cooks, U.S. Government Printing Office are named 2012 Women of Distinction.
  • Manuel Mataré, director of the drupa and digi: media trade fairs, will gradually withdraw from operational management, starting next year, and hand over the projects to successor Sabine Geldermann
  • June Busch is the new vice president of client services for IBS Direct
  • Rick Schildgen, CL Graphics, will be honored as NAQP Printer of the Year, and Carl Gerhardt, Allegra Network LLC, will be presented with the Industry Award of Distinction at
    NAPL's 2012 NAQP Print Excellence and Industry Awards, along with other award winners


September 2012
  • Dean E. Hanisko is to be posthumously honored at the Soderstrom Society Awards program in Chicago on Oct. 6. He served as a member of NAPL's Board of Directors since 2004.
  • Doug Zirkelbach returns as regional sales manager for manroland.
  • AnnaPia Johansson is the new CFO and Hans Eliasson is CTO for Lasermax Roll Systems.
  • OutputLinks Communications Group reveals its 2012-2013 scholarship recipients.
  • Gina Testa, VP graphic communications industry business, Xerox, is the receipient of the 2012 Naomi Berber Memorial Award from PIA.
  • Giuliano De Marco becomes CEO of LasermaxRoll. Jeff Kewin is president of the Americas, and Stefano De Marco is General Manager of Europe. William (Bill) Carroll, president and CEO, will support the transition and assist until the end of the year, when he will leave the company.
  • Danaher, owner of Esko, Pantone, Videojet, X-Rite and Linx Printing Technologies, is the only print related company on the new Forbes' List of World's Most Innovative Companies.
  • Frank Romano is set to be the first keynote speaker at PaperCon 2013, April 27 - May 1, 2013 in Atlanta, GA.
  • Gustavo Adolfo Morales Velilla is named the 2013 Graphic Arts Leaders of the Americas Award recipient for Latin America, by Graphics of the Americas.
  • Rusty Coolidge Rusty Coolidge, Chroma Graphics; Patricia Crowe, Art Litho Printing Solutions; Matthew Anson, Bindagraphics; Brendan Connors, MOSAIC; Meredith Mayes, Colorcraft; and Kirk Swain, DirectMail.com, join The Printing and Graphics Association MidAtlantic board for the 2012-2013 term.

August 2012

  • Beverly Pruden joins xpedx as VP marketing-print.
  • John Turner takes on role of Australian enterprise sales manger at ReDigital.
  • Kelley Holmes, publisher, Cygnus Business Media, to be inducted as a member of the Soderstrom Society, amoung others.
  • Patrick Bolan, Avanti's president and CEO, joins the CIP4 Advisory Board.
  • Bill Glos is the new vice president of Konica Minolta Premier Finance.
  • Debbie Musselwhite becomes accounts manager at Intec Printing Solutions.
  • Steve Carrington, Valassis' CIO, is honored through Crain's Detroit Business CIO award program.
  • Drew Davis, Tippingpoint Labs, and John Lawson, 3rd Power Outlet, to present at Integrated Print Forum.
  • Mary Alice Baish, U.S. GPO assistant public printer, superintendent of documents is named one of the 2012 Fastcase 50 award recipients.

July 2012

  • Andrew Copley joins Xerox as senior VP, general manager for the Graphic Communications Business Group.
  • Bernhard Schreier, CEO of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, is planning to leave the company.
  • Kaz Yamamura is named president of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation, and Go Miyazaki is appointed president and COO of FUJIFILM North America Corporation.
  • Carl Gerhardt, Allegra Network; Michael Graff, Sandy Alexander; David Harding, HardingPoorman Group; and Volker Petersen, Brown Printing, are the 2012 class of inductees into the Printing Impressions/RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame.
  • Terry Wellman, 72, a longtime print professional with Wang, A.B. Dick, Varityper, Optronics and his own consulting firm Market Presence, died July 1.
  • Christoph Stehmann becomes president, Pitney Bowes Document Messaging Technologies.
  • Steve Brennan, Brian Hannigan and Sam Thillaikumaran receive Pitney Bowes' 2011 Invention of the Year Award.
  • Joseph P. Truncale, Ph.D., Andrew Paparozzi, Tim Fischer, Mike Philie, Gregory D'Amico, Ph.D. and Robert Rosen to speak today, on the historic opportunity that awaits the printing industry.
  • Isaac Castiel is appointed to lead Scodix in Latin America.
  • Jon Zink joins the Xitron sales team as a regional sales manager. 
  • Richard Nichols is appointed CEO of Goss International Corporation.

June 2012

  • Leslie Abi-Karam is recognized as a 'Woman of Power and Influence' by the New York Chapter of NOW.
  • Randy Dean of Digital Post Australia joins Matt Swain of InfoTrends as a panelist at the upcoming Xplor Australia digital mailbox webinar.
  • Matt Seidl is appointed to the FSEA board of directors.
  • David Kirkpatrick keynotes upcoming Document Strategy Forum '12.
  • Gilles Biscos, INTERQUEST, Ltd., and Andy Tribute, Attributes Associates, are among the speakers at the upcoming London Digital Book Printing Forum.
  • John Foley, Jr., interlinkONE and Grow Socially, and Donna Vieira, Curley Direct, to speak at ON DEMAND Expo, June 14, on social media.
  • Frank Steenburgh joins the New Direction Partners consulting team.
  • Steve Moody takes on vice president of DigitalXPress division of MSP Digital Marketing.
  • Mark Norlock becomes regional sales manager for KBA Canada.
  • George Wurtz, is appointed to Mohawk's Board of Directors.


May 2012

  • Sally Gallagher assumes responsibility for world-wide marketing at Compart.
  • Amanda Keogh becomes head of APAC sustainability program at Fuji Xerox.
  • Gary Schwartz joins Strategy Development as a consultant for sales operations, business planning.
  • Paul Abdool, Ricoh, becomes chair and director of Xplor International. Randy Hardy, Randy Hardy Associates, becomes vice chair.
  • David Kirkpatrick, former Forbes senior editor for technology and the Internet, to keynote speaker of the DOCUMENT Strategy Forum, Oct. 30.
  • Bob Schimek, Bell and Howell, receives Postal Industry Award at 2012 IDEAlliance Print Distribution Conference.
  • Kristin Iorio is promoted to Marketing Manager at Printing Industries of America.
  • Hans Muysson is appointed as vice president, Product Development, Schawk, Inc.
  • Sandra Zoratti, VP of marketing, executive briefings and education, Ricoh Production Print Solutions, is honored by the Business Marketing Association of Colorado.
  • Xu Lianjie of Hengan International Group wins RISI's 2012 Asian CEO of the Year Award.
  • Mark Mayo becomes president of Human Services Solutions Group at Xerox.
  • Robert A. Mason is named Intelligencer Printing Company's CEO.
  • Koen Van de Poel, technology manager at Agfa, receives a CIP4 Fellowship Award at drupa.
  • Frank Romano is recognized by Kodak with a Print Ambassador Lifetime Achievement Award at drupa.
  • David Backus is named vice president, strategy and business development for Bulkley Dunton, a business of xpedx and International Paper.

April 2012

  • Michael Mugavero takes on the manroland sheetfed managing director/CEO role for the United States and Canada.
  • Martin Brodigan is named chairman and CEO of Ricoh Americas Corporation.
  • Vicki O'Meara receives InsideCounsel Magazine 2012 Transformative Leadership Award.
  • Mary Ann Gaige, Cathedral Corporation's CEO and an OutputLinks Woman of Distinction, is featured in Printing Impressions.
  • Roger Chamberlain, Cincinnati Insurance Company, receives the Xplorer of the Year Award.
  • Harry Stephens, DATAMATX, accepts the Xplor Brian Platte Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger tours Super Shop 9.
  • Joe Timko is appointed Pitney Bowes' executive VP and chief strategy and innovation officer.
  • Edward R. Pruitt, Sun Chemical's Chief Procurement Officer, accepts the 2012 "Man of the Year" award from The Metro New York Printing Ink Association.
  • Frank Vincke becomes a channel sales manager for northern and central Europe, Intec.
  • Walter Miller is appointed as sales director, DocuWare, Canada.
  • Nigel Tracey joins Highcon Systems Ltd. as international sales director.
  • Anton Schaaf receives nomination to be the president and CEO of Océ N.V., and Ernst-Jan Minnema is also nominated to be the chief financial officer.
  • Gavin Jordan-Smith joins Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. as vice president, solutions and production planning, business intelligence services.
  • Pauline Gindlesperger, 94, a key adviser and corporate officer at 3-LYNXX Corporation, retires.
  • In Memoriam - John F. Crosfield, 96, a pioneer in the applications of electronics to all aspects of color printing.
  • Mark Brown joins the sales team of GI Direct. 
  • Keith Grimm accepts the business consulting and audit specialist role at Label Traxx.
  • Bob Arkema is promoted to executive vice president at Johnson & Quin.
  • Paul Peyrebrune is named vice president of sales, manufacturing, Diversified Graphic Machinery. 

March 2012

  • Roland Ortbach is named CEO of newly created manroland web systems North America.
  • Josep Roca becomes Xeikon's Asia Pacific region sales area manager.
  • Li Yuk Ngong is appointed Xeikon's Asia Pacific region service manager in Singapore.
  • Frank M. Misischia becomes president of FLM Graphics.
  • Dan Leppard is hired by Kern as customer service engineer.
  • Pete Hartman, vice president of sales at Harper Corporation, retires.
  • Mark Brown joins the sales team of GI Direct.
  • Keith Grimm accepts the business consulting, audit specialist role at Label Traxx.
  • Bob Arkema is promoted to executive vice president at Johnson & Quin.
  • Paul Peyrebrune is named vice president of sales, manufacturing, Diversified Graphic Machinery.
  • Kristi Specker is appointed as Pitney Bowes' director of technology analyst relations.
  • Hal Hinderliter, Hal Hinderliter Consulting Services, is the new program coordinator for The Graphic Arts Show Company's MUST SEE 'EMS awards program.
  • Markus Brinsa becomes executive senior vice president of North America for Paessler AG.
  • Vince Lapinski, CEO of the manroland unit responsible for both newspaper and commercial print sales in North America, is no longer with the company.
  • Harry Raaphorst is appointed managing director, DirectSmile.
  • Leandra Wilson becomes Harris & Bruno International's director of strategic operations, human resources.
  • Phil Vicino joins Giant Media's team as national sales manager.
  • In Memorium: Edward W. "Ned" Evans, retired teacher and Carnegie Mellon University dept. head, died. In 1977, he revived the Printing Management Program at Carnegie, and taught/influenced a great number of industry leaders.
  • Simone Angelica Wolf and Rainaldo Kroesen join Objectif Lune to manage the company's new operations in Italy and Russia.
  • The Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization (PRIMIR) announces its 2012 Executive Committee: Eric Frank, Frances Cicogna, William K. "Kip" Smythe, Jacqueline M. Bland, Andrew Gordon, Ludmila Gushina, Gavin Jordan-Smith, Mary Lee Schneider and Jennifer Young

February 2012

  • Xerox elects new officers of the corporation: David Amoriell, Thomas Blodgett, David Bywater, Connie Harvey, Kevin Kyser, and Ann Vezina.
  • Jeff Crouse is the new vice president and general manager, small and medium business, North America mailing, Pitney Bowes.
  • Alfred Rothlaender becomes head of manroland sheetfed systems GmbH.
  • manroland's new management team includes: Uwe Lüders, L. Possehl & Co. mbH, as managing director; Peter Kuisle, sales, service and marketing; Franz Gumpp, purchasing and production; DieterBetzmeier, order processing and technology; Dr. Daniel Raffler, human resources and company development; and Dirk Rauh, commercial divisions.
  • Rémi Marcoux steps down as chairman of the board of Transcontinental, but remains on the board. His daughter, Isabelle Marcoux, is elected to the postition.
  • Rob Nawfel joins Maximum Graphics, a Consolidated Graphics company, as president.
  • Art Coley is promoted to president of AlphaGraphics, following the departure of Kevin Cushing as CEO.
  • Larry Kroll takes on vice president of development role for The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation.
  • Jeff Bowen is named the new head of the Dallas Region for Semper International.
  • Bill Kral is named vice president of national sales, Bell and Howell, and Mark Kilgore senior VP of sales operations.
  • Jeffrey Jacobson becomes president, Xerox Global Graphic Communications.
  • Christopher Johnson is appointed by Pitney Bowes as VP, product management of Volly.
  • Neil Merchant becomes head of the acadami pre-conference program at Xplor 2012.
  • Chris Weber is the new VP, enterprise sales, WorkflowOne.
  • Michael Kummert accepts role of executive vice president of production for KBA.
  • Stanley E. Freimuth is elected chairman, president and chief executive officer of Presstek, Inc. Freimuth replaces Jeffrey Jacobson. Also, Arnon Dror is named vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer.
  • Michael Farkas joins GMG GmbH & Co. KG as marketing director.
  • Art Coley is promoted to president of AlphaGraphics, following the departure of Kevin Cushing as CEO.
  • Larry Kroll becomes vice president of development for The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation.
  • Kevin Klein is now an enterprise solutions principal at Pitney Bowes.
  • Jeffrey Jacobson is named president of Xerox Global Graphic Communications.
  • Kevin Daly is appointed president and CEO of Buhrs.
  • Michael Farkas joins GMG as marketing director.
  • Stanley Freimuth becomes chairman, president and CEO of Presstek.
  • Arnon Dror is appointed VP, CFO and treasurer of Presstek.
  • Jennifer Thomas is appointed executive service coordinator for Harris & Bruno International. She succeeds April Entizne, who's retiring.
  • Alexander James is promoted to director at Harper GraphicSolutions.
  • Ed Wiegand becomes The MATLET Group's executive vice president.
  • Ralph Drozt joins the KBA sales force.

January 2012

  • Howard Draft, executive chairman of Draftfcb, will be recognized at the Franklin Event, Sept. 19, with the Distinguished Service Award.
  • Dr. Rupert Felder is named head of human resources at Heidelberg. He succeeds Klaus Hofer.
  • Jennifer Thomas is appointed executive service coordinator for Harris & Bruno International. She succeeds April Entizne, who's retiring.
  • Wendy MacMillan, Kevin Lantaff join the acadami faculty and its Transaction Document Specialist School.
  • Alexander James is promoted to director at Harper GraphicSolutions.
  • Ed Wiegand becomes The MATLET Group's executive vice president.
  • Ralph Drozt joins the KBA sales force.
  • Vicki Blake is named CGS' director of business development and marketing.
  • Lyle Green becomes managing director of official journals of government, and Ginger Thomas becomes chief human capital officer for the U.S. Government Printing Office. In addition, Juanita Flores, becomes equal employment opportunity director.
  • James Murphy heads to Australia from New Zealand to lead Pitney Bowes' Australian team as its new managing director.
  • Mark Hunt becomes director of strategic alliances at Standard Finishing Systems. Don Dubuque becomes senior marketing manager. Paul Steinke is appointed national account manager, and Dan Desmond is promoted to business manager. Jack Mathews joins as business manager, office production systems.
  • Blaine Reese becomes sales account executive, Gulf Coast, for iSys-The Imaging Systems, Inc.
  • Christopher Hogge is promoted to sales manager, anilox rolls and spare parts, at Harris & Bruno International.
  • Jessica L. Roy is appointed color project lead at Spencerlab Digital Color Laboratory.
  • Carol Zierhoffer is named Xerox's chief information officer.
  • Kevin Schoenfeld, Deanna Gonzalez, Matt Lange, Alex Rios, Colleen Collins are all excited recipients of FlexPrint's "Fastastic Five" Employees of the Year Awards. Each receives an award of having either their rent/mortgage or a child's college education paid for a full year! >>>
  • Davita Vance-Cooks, deputy public printer, is named acting public printer for the U. S. Government Printing Office, the first woman to lead the agency, following the completion of Public Printer Bill Boarman's term.
  • Debora Haskel, vice president-marketing, IWCO Direct, chairs the upcoming Cross Media Toolkit Track at the 2012 PODi AppForum, Jan. 23-25, 2012 in Las Vegas.
  • John Misasi becomes director of national sales at Tukaiz.
  • Jessica Roy is appointed as Color Project Lead at SpencerLab.
  • Laura Quatela is a new president of Eastman Kodak Company, effective Jan. 1, 2012 Quatela, who is currently the company's general counsel, will serve alongside Philip Faraci, who continues as president.
  • Gary Garner, president and CEO of GLS Companies, Inc., is appointed to the Dscoop board of directors.
  • Vic Stalam becomes senior vice president of sales and marketing at X-Rite.

Names in the News for 2011
December 2011

  • Patrick Chapuis is the new president/CEO of Océ North America, effective Jan. 1. He succeeds Joseph Skrzypczak, who retires in 2012.
  • Les Stern is promoted as Bell and Howell's CEO. George Marton retires as CEO. 
  • John Misasi is promoted as Tukaiz's director of national sales.
  • Pierre Heymann joins Loftware as director or business development for partners.
  • Greg Comatas is named vice president, sourcing - packaging, xpedx.
  • Rob Sternau joins Allied Printing Services, Inc. as vice president, director of sales and marketing.
  • Mike Perez becomes HH Global's president of the Americas.
  • In Memorium: Robert W. Houk, U.S. Public Printer at the U.S. Government Printing Office from March 1990 to February 1993, passes away.
  • Doug Albregts joined Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, as president.
  • Vishal Sahay was promoted to color project manager at SpencerLab Digital Color Laboratory.
  • Michael A. Raponi was appointed the inspector general for the U.S. Government Printing Office.
  • Printing Industries of America inducted several industry leaders into the Ben Franklin Honor Society: Michael D. First, Graph Com; William J. Gibson, Burton & Mayer Inc; Ken Rizzo, Printing Industries of America (posthumous); Diane Romano, HudsonYards;  Hal Slager, Trico Graphics Inc.; Edward G. Slezycki, Wikoff Color Corporation; Michael R. Stief, Intelligencer Printing Company; and Richard D. Warner.

November 2011

  • Niall Power joins the consulting team of New Direction Partners.
  • David Fisher is appointed to InnerWorkings' board of directors.
  • Michael D. First, Graph Com; William J. Gibson, Burton & Mayer Inc; Ken Rizzo, PIA (posthumous); Diane Romano, Hudson Yards; Hal Slager, Trico Graphics Inc.; Edward G. Slezycki, Wikoff Color Corp.; Michael R. Stief, Intelligencer Printing Company; and Richard D. Warner, PIA are inducted into the Ben Franklin Honor Society of Printing Industries of America.
  • Michael Marcian Sr. receives 2011 Lewis Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award from PIA.
  • Dr. Malcolm Keif and Professor Kevin Cooper, both of Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, completed their book, Setup Reduction for Printers: A Practical Guide for Reducing Makeready Time in Print Manufacturing.
  • Laura Lawton Forsyth, Lawton Printing; Timothy J. Burton, Burton & Mayer, Inc.; Jeff Ekstein, Willow Printing Group; David A. Olberding, Phototype; Michael S. Wurst, Henry Wurst, Inc.; Michael Keene, John Roberts Company; Jules Van Sant, Pacific Printing Industries Association; Robert G. Cullum, Jr., PBR Graphics; Norvin Hagan, Geographics Inc,; and Hal Stratton, Komori, are the 2012 Printing Industries of America (PIA) officers and board of directors.
  • Dena Woerner is named vice president of Grow Socially.
  • William J. "Bill" Boarman, Public Printer of the United States, is set to keynote INTERQUEST's Digital Printing in Government and Higher Education Forum.
  • Michael A. Raponi is appointed inspector general for the U.S. Government Printing Office.
  • Chris Petro, Global Soft Digital Solutions; Alon Bar-Shany, HP; Craig Curran, Nosco; Erwin Koerts, Drukkerij Aeroprint; David Minnett, Group Momentum; Yukinori Okamoto, FIS; Gary Peeling, Precision Printing; Jan Riecher, HP; and Larry Vaughn, Ideal Printers, join Dscoops global board of directors.
  • Ross Borton, BGP, is promoted to head of sales. 
  • John Sweeney is named to the Color-Logic advisory board.
  • Cesar Lizano accepts appointment as Latin American sales manager for Mitsubishi Imaging.
  • Lana Siewert-Olson and Joan Siewert-Cardona, owners of Ideal Printing, are the recipients of the 34th Annual National Association of Women Business Owners of the Year Award.
  • Michael Watts becomes chief operating officer of GMC Software Technology.
  • Ray Prince, GreensheetBIZ president, is the 2011 Influencer Award recipient from PINE.
  • Tim Nicholls is names senior vice president, printing and communications papers, the Americas, at International Paper. Carol Roberts is appointed senior vice president and chief financial offercer.
  • Ian Maxted joins BGP as sales director.
  • Brian Lawes takes on a sales role at Denmaur Independent Papers.
  • Leonardo Clavijo accepts the district sales manager role for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean at Goss International.

October 2011

  • Ron Bailey takes on business development consultant role for the United States at Cerm, NV, a Heidelberg company.
  • Filip Buyse joins EFI as the general manager of EFI Digital StoreFront and EFI PrintSmith.
  • Ian Maxted is BGP's new sales director.
  • Dr. Markus Rall, manroland's executive board member, responsible for the business sectors of Sheetfed Printing Systems and Production, is leaving the company of his own accord this month, to seek new career challenges. His duties will be taken over by CEO Gerd Finkbeiner.
  • Dawnielle Balli, territory sales manager at GPA, becomes Woman of the Year through the National Association of Professional Women.
  • Larry Pelzer joins Direct Marketing Company VDP Direct, LLC as sales executive.
  • Rick Burdick is named vice president of print sales at xpedx.
  • Anthony Bean, technical director of pigments and dispersions, Sun Chemical, receives the Technical Achievement Award from the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers. Joon Choo, vice president of marketing, Shamrock Technologies, is honored with the Technical Associate Member Service Award.
  • Mal Baboyian, president of Océ North America Production Systems, will participate in a select panel of industry leaders at the NPES 2011 Annual Conference, Oct. 17-19, 2011. The "Member Panel: Pioneering New Partnerships" offers a glimpse of how highly innovative former competitors - Océ/Canon and KBA/Donnelly - are cooperatively paving the way to new models of success.
  • John Schlich returns to National Envelope as a consultant, focusing on implementing standardized quality processes and metrics across the organization.
  • Cheryl Kahanec, an OutputLinks Woman of Distinction, is the Printing Industries of America's 2011 Naomi Berber Award recepient, which recognizes a woman in the printing industry who has an outstanding record of accomplishments.
  • Dawnielle Balli, GPA territory sales manager, was recognized as Woman of the Year through the National Association of Professional Women.
  • Sophie Vandebroek, chief technology officer, Xerox Corporation, is inducted into the Women in Science and Technology International Hall of Fame.
  • Dr. Dinesh Tyagi, Kodak's senior research associate of advanced development, electrophotographic printing solutions, is honored by the Society of Imaging Science and Technology with the 2011 Chester F. Carlson Award.
  • Chester Carlson, inventor of the xerographic copying process, will be inducted into the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame.
  • John Berthelsen, president and CEO, Suttle-Straus, receives the 2011 Harold W. Gegenheimer Annual Achievement Award from the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation.
  • Emmanuel Rojas Bola-os, chief executive officer at Conlith S.A., receives the 2012 Graphic Arts Leaders of the Americas Young Entrepreneur Award from the Printing Association of Florida. 
  • James Eglin Jr. is named vice president of online engagement at 48HourPrint.com. Ali Westcott becomes senior director of marketing.
  • Jacobia Solomon is appointed Mimeo's vice president, engineering.
  • Mike Jamieson takes on national retail sales manager spot for HP Imaging and Printing Group's Inkjet and Web Solutions.
  • Mike Dolan became SourceLink Ohio's chief operating officer. Karen Ravas Clear is promoted to vice president of client advisory services.
  • Timothy Healy is named vice president and public sector leader at Pitney Bowes Management Services. Stephen Whetstone is vice president and legal sector leader.

September 2011

  • Patrick Fogarty is appointed vice president and commercial sector leader at Pitney Bowes Management Services.
  • Darren Loken is named chairman of the board of NAPL, the National Association for Printing Leadership.
  • Rob Mayerson becomes general manager for eSA Digital Solutions at Sandy Alexander.
  • John Eisel joins InnerWorkings as chief operating officer.
  • Matthew Anson, Bindagraphics; Michael Cooper, Lindenmeyr Munroe; Matthew Flippen, Westland Printers; Ron Patton, Standard Graphics Mid-America; and John Snyder, HBP/Balmar, are appointed to the Printing and Graphics Association MidAtlantic's board of directors for 2011-2012.
  • Ron Friedman joins Compart as chief operational officer.
  • Cheryl Kahanec, an OutputLinks Woman of Distinction, is named the executive vice president of EarthDigital, the digital division of EarthColor.
  • John Lombard becomes president and CEO of BÖWE SYSTEC North America.
  • Katherine O'Brien joins OutputLinks Communications Group as a senior editor.
  • James P. Dunn will retire from Heidelberg USA as president. Harald Weimer will take over as president and market head for North America, effective later this year. 
  • Brad Caudell was named CEO of NEPS.
  • Dave Colatriano became senior vice president of direct marketing operations at Vertis Communications.

August 2011

  • Bernhard Schreier, the chairman of the Management Board of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, is the new drupa 2012 president & chairman of the Exhibitors' Advisory Board.
  • Mark Euwe is Océ's executive vice president, business services.
  • Andy Rae becomes senior VP - equipment, lead market Atlanta at Heidelberg USA. John Rocker becomes senior VP, sales. Ed Young is VP, national accounts, Dan Maurer becomes VP, product management digital print and postpress.
  • Donel Autin takes the role of chief financial officer at xpedx.
  • Alan F. Schultz, chairman, president and CEO of Valassis to retire Dec. 31. Robert Mason
  • Joseph F. Morrison, executive VP and chief financial officer at IWCO Direct, takes on an expanded role as president.
  • Sara Martinez Tucker is elected to Xerox Corporation's board of directors.
  • Steve Taylor becomes chief sales officer at GSG Leasing. 
  • J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., is appointed to the board of directors of InnerWorkings, Inc.
  • Lor Gold becomes global chief creative officer at Schawk.
  • Dr. Jerry Waite, professor of technology, College of Technology, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, is named the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation's Educator of the Year.
  • Patrick Callahan is the new director of service operations at Komori America, and Hal Stratton is the market development manager.
  • Bryan Palphreyman becomes CEO of Nipson America Inc. and UK Ltd. subsidiaries of Nipson SAS (France).
  • Jonathan McGrew moves over to Crawford Technologies as senior marketing associate.
  • Dana R. McCormick is named the The Mail Systems Management Association's recipient of the Cliff Bennett Memorial Education Award.
  • Paul Smith becomes vice president of the Xerox Research Centre of Canada, succeeding Hadi Mahabadi, who retires in September.
  • Peter Cleeveley, REDBiRD Printing's president, receives a nomination for the prestigious Orlando Business Journal's "Top 40 Under 40" issue.
  • Ray Prince is appointed president of GreensheetBIZ, formerly known as Greensheet.
  • Takefumi Suzuki becomes president and CEO of Mitsubishi Imaging.
  • Gerald "Jerry" Sokol, Jr. becomes president and CEO of Vertis Communications.
  • Colleen Twomey and Howard Vogl join Cal Poly's Graphic Communication Department.
  • Susan Quinn receives appointment as chief operating officer of Compu-Call. Matt Moylan becomes chief revenue officer.

July 2011

  • Kelly Whitt of WorkflowOne receives promotion to vice president of human resources.
  • Pete Strandes of Transformations becomes eastern region sales manager.
  • Nina Lutjens, vice president of sales, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, receives "Women of the Channel" award from Everything Channel's CRN Magazine.
  • The following printing experts will all be inducted for 2011 into NAPL's Soderstrom Society, an honors organization that recognizes the contributions of industry leaders: Thomas Auffenberg, president/owner, Midtown Printing Company; Ronald Baumgartner, president, The Papers, Inc., Milford, Ind.; Hank Brandtjen III, president, Brandtjen and Kluge, Inc.; Randolph Camp, president, Burman Printing/Walton Media; Kevin Cross, president/owner, Compuset Canada, Inc.; Michael Fox, president, Screen (USA); Michael Graff, president/chief executive officer, Sandy Alexander, Inc.; Scott Heeter, president/owner, Heeter Direct; Michael Kellogg, chief executive officer/owner, Century Direct; Richard Kirschenbaum, president, KM Media Group; Barb Pellow, group director, InfoTrends, Inc.; Michael Stief, president and chief executive officer, Intelligencer Printer Co.; Scott Vaughn, chief executive officer, The Standard Group; and Cindy Woods, president/owner, The CMO Team.
  • Paul Cousineau, director of innovation and continuous improvement, Dow Jones and Company, is named president of TAGA, The Technical Association of the Graphics Arts.
  • James Cozart becomes vice president of sales and business development at 48HourPrint.com.
  • Keith Kemp, president of Xerographic Digital Printing, becomes the 51st Walter E. Soderstrom Award recipient by the National Association for Printing Leadership.
  • Tim Tatman receives promotion to CEO of WorkflowOne LLC, succeeding Dean Truitt.
  • Elly Perets becomes Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Pageflex, a division of Bitstream Inc.
  • Bob Raus is the new North American category manager for workflow & HP partner solutions at HP.
  • Masami Shimizu becomes president of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Printing & Packaging Machinery.
  • David McQuiddy, III becomes the Printing Industry Association of the South's 2011 Person of the Year.
  • Alan Siegel, founder & chairman, Siegel + Gale, accepts the Champion of Education Award from the Graphic Communications Scholarship, Award & Career Advancement Foundation.
  • Pradeep Das receives Pitney Bowes' Inventor of the Year Award.
  • John Sussmeier, who has 50 patents, and Rick Ryan, who has 100 patents, receive recognition at Pitney Bowes' recent awards dinner. Both men are in the Pitney Bowes Inventor Hall of Fame.
  • Andrew Jessop joins Data Integrators as vice president of sales.
  • Nicholas Huon receives the Jamie Aylwin 48HourPrint.com Scholarship.

June 2011

  • Dr. Mark Wössner will resign as chairman of the board, and Robert J. Koehler will become the new chairman of the Supervisory Board of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg), July 28. Dr. Werner Brandt will resign as a board member and Lone Fønss Schrøder and Dr. Herbert Meyer will become board members.
  • John Crawford, U.S. Government Printing Office production manager, achieves 45 years of service.
  • Michael T. Lukas succeeds Henry Fry
  • Ann Livermore, an executive manager at HP, was elected to HP's board. HP also eliminates the company's chief administrative officer role, held by Pete Bocian. Randy Mott, HP executive vice president and CIO, resigns.
  • Mike Blum, professor & architect, Cal Poly Graphic Communications Department, retires after 27 years of service.
  • Skip Henk, Xplor International CEO, is set to speak at IMI's Fourth Annual Digital Printing Presses Conference, June 22-24.
  • Bryan Yeager, InfoTrends senior consultant, speaks in an upcoming webinar, June 22, on how print and mobile can blend. >>>
  • Kyle Scott Saleeby and Yinshuo Zhang each receive Ricoh's Sustainable Development Award.
  • Matt Swain, associate director, InfoTrends' Document Outsourcing service, will speak at the inaugural PostalVision 2020 conference, June 15.
  • Robert Murphy, founder and chairman, Japs-Olson Company, is the recipient of the 2011 Harry V. Quadracci VISION Award.
  • Ulf Tranow, Germany, receives the drupa Prize for his dissertation, "Solidarity and Sociological Analysis - a Theoretical Contribution to the Concept of Solidarity."

May 2011

  • Andrew M. Sherman is the new chief communications officer of the U.S. Government Printing Office.
  • Chris Miller becomes VP of product management at Prinova. Joanne Gore gets senior director of marketing role. Adam White takes on director position of software testing.
  • Steve Adoniou receives promotion to director, Consulting Group, InfoTrends. Matt Swain becomes associate director, document outsourcing consulting service, and Bryan Yeager accepts promotion to senior consultant, business development strategies/production workflow solutions services.
  • Mike Davies joins the UK subsidiary of GMC Software Technology as VP of sales.
  • Joseph P. Truncale NAPL, earns his doctoral degree from NYU.
  • Darren Shepherd is named new chairman, James Buffoni is named deputy chairman, The British Printing Industries Federation, North-East.
  • Corey Smith takes on vice president of production mailing solutions role at Satori Software.
  • Mike Davies joins the UK subsidiary of GMC Software Technology as VP of sales.
  • Eric Owen becomes VP, worldwide sales, business development, digital printing solutions at Kodak.
  • Ed Riguardi joins WorkflowOne as director, strategic accounts.
  • Andy Gordon joins 48hourprint.com as VP of sales, marketing and business development.
  • Paul Jaynes, marketing manager, Kodak, becomes PRIMIR's chairman.
  • Holly O'Rourke receives promotion to director, corporate communications, EFI.
  • Bill Healey becomes CEO of Printing Industries Association of Australia.
  • Ed Crowley, Photizo Group, joins a list of the 40 Most Influential People in the Imaging Industry by The Week in Imaging.
  • Uwe Herold to take over the IT activities at Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg).
  • Professor Jos Lemmink, Maastricht University, becomes the Canon-Océ Endowed Chair in Business Services Innovation.
  • Kate Dunn, Digital Innovations Group, to speak at the second annual Toronto Digital Printing Forum, May 11.
  • Kevin Howes becomes vice president of sales, marketing & customer service at Delphax Technologies.
  • Brian Doyle, InfoPrint Solutions, receives Xplor's Brian Platte Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • Manish Kapoor, FedEx Office, accepts the 2011 Xplorer of the Year Award.
  • Scott Draeger, HP Exstream, receives 2011 Xplor Chairman's Award.

April 2011

  • Tom Wetjen becomes senior VP of business sales for Cathedral Corporation.
  • Charles Riddle takes on CIO role for the U.S. Government Printing Office.
  • Takanobu Nakamasu takes over as managing director of Canon Oceania.
  • Kenji Kobayashi becomes managing director of Canon France
  • Ray Kelly, New York City police commissioner, to receive the Franklin Award for Distinguished Service at the PIA's Franklin Event.
  • Charles Watson becomes the head of employee relations, Printing Industries Association of Australia, after Ken Stenner retires.
  • Matt Sisson joins the graphic systems division of FUJIFILM North America Corporation as marketing manager, commercial print market.
  • Michael Johnson, British Printing Industries Federation chief, steps down in June.
  • Keith Voigt, Dennis Brunner, Fiona Cummings, Marlon Tusche, Craig Brunk & John Toigo become the board members of the Print Suppliers Group.
  • Jeff Wettersten joins Karstedt Partners as president & senior consultant.

March 2011

  • Chuck Cordray becomes president of the Volly secure digital delivery service for Pitney Bowes.
  • Daniel Leong, Paul O'Brien, David Newing and Kiwi Ross Bredesen compete for the title of Canon's top technician at the upcoming Asia Pacific (APAC) Cup.
  • Keith Hunter becomes CEO of the SEMA Group.
  • Michael Madura joins Mohawk as vice president, digital media.
  • André Vital becomes President & CEO of Sefas Innovation.
  • Jeffrey Hayzlett signs with Octagon to promote his book, "The Mirror Test."
  • Michael Woeller, Ian McKinnon and Bryan Kerdman join Prinova's board of directors.
  • Kevin Karstedt enters into a partnership with Xeikon America.
  • Bob Young, Lulu.com founder/CEO, headlines INTERQUESTS upcoming educational forum.
  • Barb Pellow, Matt Swain & Bryan Yeager of InfoTrends plan to speak at the 2011 Xplor International Conference & Vendor Forum.
  • Sumeer Chandra & Francois Martin each receive a promotion to lead the global marketing efforts for HP's Graphics Solutions Business.
  • Barry Muller becomes Superior Mailers' new manager of postal operations/USPS liaison.
  • Lois Catala joins Agfa Graphics as marketing communications manager.
  • Steve Smiley, director of color technology, Vertis Communications, receives the Leonard Holzinger Service Award at the International Digital Enterprise Alliance PRIMEX2011.

February 2011

  • In Memorium: David T. Kearns, 80, former CEO, Xerox, died Feb. 25.
  • Hadi Mahabadi, vice president & director, Xerox Research Centre of Canada, is the 2010 PIA Robert F. Reed Technology Medal recipient.
  • James Dunn, Heidelberg USA president, and NAPL Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Andrew Paparozzi join the inaugural broadcast of NAPL News Talk Live.
  • Jacqueline Ibrahim, marketing manager of HP's South Pacific imaging and printing group, moves up to head of marketing.
  • Shannon Palmer is appointed executive director of the Sustainable Printing Partnership.
  • Yolanda Noble, executive vice president, Innovative Output Solutions, is appointed to the BPIF board of directors.
  • Ahmet C. Dorduncu is elected to the International Paper Company's board of Directors, effective March 6.
  • Ronald "Lee" Harper Kluttz is promoted to vice president of manufacturing operations at Harper Corporation of America.
  • Ernest Litynski is named vice president of operations of RBP Chemical Technology.
  • EDSF names the executive leadership of its 2011 Board of Directors: Richard Lowe, Carl Gerhardt, Mal Baboyian, Sam Yoshida and Brenda Kai. For a list of all directors >>>
  • Lawrence A. Zimmerman, vice chairman & CFO of Xerox, decides to retire.
  • Barney Cox joins InfoTrends as senior consultant, European on demand printing, production & wide format.
  • Terry Winters accepts the role of chairman of the board of Intelledox.
  • Shumeet Banerji; Gary Reiner; Patricia Russo; Dominique Senequier; & Meg Whitman are appointed to HP board.
  • Mary Alice Baish becomes assistant public printer, superintendent of documents, U.S. Government Printing Office.
  • Ken Macro, Cal Poly graphic communication professor, completes a sabbatical in Russia & Ukraine.
  • Jeff Wright, VP of sales, WebbMason, becomes president of the Houston Production Managers Association.
  • Sean Garland, VP, MMI Solutions, joins the "Data-Driven Marketing Intensive" lab for upcoming PODi AppForum.

January 2011

  • Don McKenzie is the new president and CEO of SourceLink.
  • David Reny, executive VP, Standard Finishing Systems, receives Gegenheimer Award for industry service from NPES.
  • Paul Thompson becomes general manager, Production Print at Canon Australia.
  • Matthew Winlaw becomes general manager, Small & Medium Business at Canon Australia.
  • Davita Vance-Cooks is named chief of staff for the U.S. Government Printing Office.
  • Lorraine Justice becomes dean of the College of Imaging Arts & Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology.
  • Lisbeth Lyons, VP, government affairs, Printing Industries of America, set to deliver keynote at Vision 3 Summit.
  • Chris Raney joins Heidelberg USA as vice president, packaging.
  • Josef Haltmaier, apprentice, Fuchs-Druck of Germany, receives title of state, national best in final exams to qualify as an offset printer.
  • Brian Mallory, Oliver Signs, wins Roland DGA Corp.'s "How NOT to Build the Perfect Printer" contest.
  • Steve Hoover becomes CEO of the Palo Alto Research Center, A Xerox Company.
  • Brian Price joins Rochester Software Associates as business development manager.
  • Ian Davidson becomes Pitney Bowes' president of global mailing solutions.
  • Bill Melo, VP, marketing, services and solutions, Toshiba America Business Solutions, is scheduled to speak at Lyra Imaging Symposium.
  • Charlie Corr, VP of corporate strategy, Mimeo.com, is set to present at Xchange.
  • Joan L. Mitchell, InfoPrint Solutions, receives the IEEE Masaru Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award.
  • Ken Kaisen becomes Vertis Communications' CTO and CIO.
  • William J. "Bill" Boarman becomes 26th Public Printer of the United States.
  • Joe Demharter joins the board of Hybrid Integration.
  • President Barack Obama intends to appoint William J. Boarman as the nation's 26th Public Printer.
  • Bob Tapella, Public Printer of the United States, announces his resignation.
  • Mitch Evans, Mitch Evans Consulting, joins NAPL as chair of the NAQP Advisory Board.

Names in the News for 2010 & Prior Years

  • Patrick Keddy, Pitney Bowes executive VP/President set to retire.
  • Marcela Perex de Alonso retires as VP, human resources, HP.
  • Mark Brindley becomes managing director, Agfa Graphics Oceania.
  • Robert J. Keegan, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, joins Xerox board of directors.
  • Jean-Philippe Khristy joins Sefas Innovation as director, business development, Continental Europe.
  • Marianna Gristina becomes Pitney Bowes Management Services' bid support manager for RFPs & tenders.
  • Mark Brindley becomes managing director, Agfa Graphics Oceania, January 1, 2011.
  • Steve Ford joins Kodak Australasia as sales & strategic product groups director, Graphic Communications Group, Australia & New Zealand.
  • Brian Longmore is stepping down as group general manager sales & marketing at PaperlinX.
  • Gordon Thomas will become group general manager at PaperlinX.
  • Innes Thomson appointed senior general manager for Direct Sales at Canon.
  • Paul Vella appointed assistant general manager for Managed Document Services at Canon.
  • Jeffrey Hayzlett, "The Mirror Test" author, joins MMI solutions advisory board.
  • Peter Gulvin; Robert Loce; Lalit K. Mestha; Doug Herrmann; Matt DeRoller; Chieh-Min Cheng; Robert Yu; and Ramesh Nagarajan receive the Anne Mulcahy Inventor Award from Xerox.
  • Barb Pellow, InfoTrends, receives Industry Influencer Award from PINE.
  • Chris Lien, BCC Software, a BÖWE BELL + HOWELL company, joins IDEAlliance board.
  • Helene Blanchette, Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific, accepts the Brand Leadership Award at World Brand Congress.
  • Valerie Belli, Canon Business Solutions, is one of CRN Magazines's Women of the Channel and Power 100 Winner.
  • Ross Kittlety is new head of information data management at Stralfors.
  • Scott W. Bernstein becomes president & CEO of OSG Billing Services.
  • Rab Govil, PODi president, and Charlie Corr, Mimeo.com VP, to keynote PODi's AppForum.
  • Michael L. Wash, U.S. Government Printing Office, to keynote INTERQUEST's Digital Printing in Government Forum.
  • Greg Survant joins the Photizo Group board of directors while David Brown joins as an account executive.
  • Stan Slap, author & consultant, to deliver a keynote at the Dscoop conference.
  • John E. Potter, USPS Postmaster General, to retire.
  • Mike Woodard, joins MPSA Educational Working Committee.
  • David Zwang becomes head of Publishing Xchange, Questex Media.
  • Gail Galuppo takes on VP role of strategy/marketing for HP's imaging/printing.
  • George Newkirk represents manroland sheetfed sales as sales manager.
  • Robin Karpp takes over as head of investor relations, Heidelberg.
  • Peter Banks joins Presstek to lead European sales efforts.
  • Patrick R. Donahoe to become new USPS Postmaster General.
  • Rick Watkin, KUBRA, honored as E&Y's 2010 Ontario Entrepreneur of the Year.
  • George A. Taylor, who served as deputy public printer at the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), passed away.
  • Brett Chenoweth to become head of APN News & Media. Brendan Hopkins to step down from the role.
  • Jackie Connor, former ACP print buyer, returns as general manager of Digitalpress.
  • Brent Melson, U.S. Government Printing Office, receives the Award for Excellence in Information Technology from the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity & Efficiency.
  • John MacInnes, Print Audit's president/CEO, wins Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the business-to-business products and services category.
  • David Zwang becomes conference chair Publishing Xchange at Questex Media.
  • Brian Tracy, a business motivational speaker, will deliver one of the keynotes at the 2011 Dscoop conference.
  • Michelle Pugh becomes marketing coordinator at Mutoh.
  • Mark Costello, Mike Festa, Joe Mancini become VPs at Xerox.
  • Antoinette (Ann) P. McCorvey becomes Kodak's chief financial officer & senior VP.
  • Carsten Stölting takes on managing director role at manroland subsidiary Werner Lies GmbH.
  • Susan Nofi, senior VP, assumes leadership of Heidelberg's Print Media Academy & Business Consulting.
  • Wilma Grant, U.S. Supreme Court, receives PIA's Naomi Berber Award.
  • Scott Baker, GMC Software Technology VP, to manage distribution channels.
  • Robin Dow Schabacker receives posthumously induction into Walter E. Soderstrom Society.
  • James L. Tressler becomes director of marketing, branch operations, C.P. Bourg.
  • Peter Sheahan, author, to present at European MPS Conference, Nov. 10-12.
  • Adrian Fleming becomes managing director, consumer digital group and graphic communications group, Australia & New Zealand, Kodak Australasia, effective Jan 1, 2011.
  • Jay Farr becomes financial officer & treasurer, EFI Pace.
  • Chris Lyons joins Kodak as global segment director, graphic arts industry.
  • Hansruedi Jörg receives promotion to VP, worldwide business development, GMC Software Technology.
  • John Zenner becomes director of customer satisfaction, manroland.
  • Anil Bhatia becomes new managing director, manroland India, successor to Raj Nargis, who's retiring.
  • Ed Crowley, CEO, Photizo Group, prepares to keynote MPS Seminar, Sept. 29.
  • Hansruedi Jörg takes on role of VP, worldwide business development, GMC Software Technology.
  • Peter Müller becomes president of European Operations, GMC Software Technology.
  • Dennis Damio is the new CEO of Pronto. Joining him: Cynthia Elliot, marketing manager; Andrew Diamond, controller; and Mayra Marquez, customer service.
  • Tom Lang becomes regional sales manager, Sheetfed & Webfed for Western Canada, manroland.
  • Dr. Joan Mitchell, master inventor who retired in 2009 from service to both IBM & InfoPrint, receives the 2011 IEEE Masaru Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award. 
  • David Factor becomes director of business development at Strategy Development.
  • Mike Salfity joins HP as CTO of the IPG division.
  • Paul Foszcz, marketing, CRM manager, leaves manroland for new opportunities.
  • Gina Testa, Xerox, is a NAPL Soderstrom Society inductee.
  • Lawrence M. Kimmel becomes CEO of The Direct Marketing Association.
  • Paul Vogel becomes president, Mailing and Shipping Services, USPS.
  • Jeffrey Hayzlett keynotes Aug. 19 GRAPH EXPO Virtual Preview.
  • David Wadhwani becomes a senior VP, general manager, Adobe Systems.
  • John Loiacono leads new Digital Media Solutions unit of Adobe.
  • Brad Rencher becomes VP, general manager, Adobe.
  • Jeffrey Hayzlett, former CMO of Kodak, keynotes GRAPH EXPO Virtual Preview.
  • Hayzlett's book, "The Mirror Test," becomes curriculum for PI Sigma Epsilon.
  • Kimberly Harris-Farrante, Gartner, presents at DOCUMENT Strategy Forum.
  • Gina Testa, Xerox graphic arts VP, becomes Soderstrom Society member.
  • Stephen L. Johnson, RR Donnelley, receives NAPL's Walter E. Soderstrom Award.
  • Ken Stewart joins Photizo Group as senior consultant.
  • Michael Chorba, senior VP, DocuSource, receives 40 Under 40 Leadership Awards from Triangle Business Journal.
  • Georges Gravanis becomes VP, general manager of Avery Dennison Roll Materials Asia Pacific.
  • Tom Mooney becomes development manager of Shiraz Software.
  • Neenah Paper joins The Print Council.
  • Tatiana Koleva of Pitney Bowes joins Diversity MBA Magazine's 2010 Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive & Emerging Leaders list.
  • Laurence O'Hagan joins StreamServe as chief technology officer.
  • Wendy MacMillan, senior consultant at Prinova, retires on July 28th.
  • Chris Lien becomes president of BCC Software.
  • Tom Maddison, Hervé Tessler and Kevin Warren become vice presidents of Xerox Corporation.
  • Don Phillips joins BCC Software as vice president of customer Service.
  • David Buckley joins WorkflowOne as vice president of Marketing. 
  • Werner Moriaux joins manroland France as managing director.
  • John Lombard takes on VP of business development role at SIGNiX Appoints.
  • Jürgen Herbott becomes chief executive officer of Beta Systems Software AG.
  • Jeff Hayzlett, former CMO of Eastman Kodak, author and speaker, says his first book, "The Mirror Test: Is Your Business Really Breathing?" has gone into its second printing.
  • Bryan Palphreyman, managing director of Nipson UK, returns from a fantastic motorcycle trip across Europe.
  • Johan Kosters joins Managed Print Services Association Board of Directors.
  • Pat O'Sullivan, Salmat's marketing head, retires.
  • Yutak Kwok becomes information technology engineer at SpencerLab Digital Color Laboratory.
  • Kevin Togashi assumes the role of chairman & CEO of Ricoh Americas Corporation.
  • Kevin Joyce leaves Eastman Kodak and joins Montreal, Canada's Miranda as chief sales & marketing officer.
  • Ann B. Scales joins Standard Register as healthcare marketing and product management director.
  • Stacy West joins Océ North America Production Printing Systems as director of marketing.
  • Matthew Newstead joins Pitney Bowes Management Services UK as client director.
  • Kevin Togashi assumes role of chairman and CEO of Ricoh Americas.
  • Tom Dailey is promoted to VP of operations, WorkflowOne.
  • Vicki O'Meara becomes vice president and president, Pitney Bowes Management Services and Government & Postal Affairs.
  • John O'Hara receives promotion to Pitney Bowes Insight vice president and president roles.
  • K. Jon Runstrom, BCC President, retires June 30.
  • Chris Lien, BCC's executive vice president, becomes president on July 1.
  • Chris Huber, president of Virtual Systems, receives the Robert M. Huse Award for contributions to MFSA's NW Chapter.
  • Mandy Shapansky takes on chairman, CEO and president of Xerox Canada, Ltd. roles.
  • Eric Owen becomes the worldwide vice president of sales at Eastman Kodak Company.
  • Kevin Warren received president of U.S. Solutions Group appointment at Xerox.
  • Rob Edwards is leaving ADMA after 18 years.
  • Keith Tay becomes lead independent director, Singapore Post (SingPost).
  • Vincent Giannetti joins Mohawk as director of envelope operations.
  • George Fryer joins Konica Minolta's print production group as national sales manager.
  • Geoff Stephenson takes on chief financial officer role for PMP Limited.
  • David Kang joins Affinity Express as chief digital officer.
  • Jim Mullan, Océ Business Services, receives Mailcom's prestigious Franklin Award >>>.
  • Ursula Burns assumes chairman role at recent Xerox Annual Meeting.
  • Jeffrey Hayzlett resigns asKodak CMO as his new book, The Mirror Test, heads towards best-seller status.
  • Uta Werner and Christa Carone become Xerox vice presidents.
  • Lord Heseltine accepts Print Ambassabor Lifetime Achievement Award from Kodak.
  • Nicole Rosseel becomes vice president of operations at Punch Graphix Americas.
  • Wendy MacMillan, EDP, Prinova, receives Xplor service recognition.
  • Kristie Barge becomes marketing manager at International Laser Group.
  • Michel Pousserol becomes sales director of continental Europe at Sefas Innovation.
  • Wendy MacMillan, Prinova, receives honor for her years of service to Xplor International.
  • Greg Grace, manager of education and special projects at Heidelberg Australia, retires. He has been in print since 1964.
  • Tom Lee celebrates his 24-year anniversary at Océ.
  • Paul Abdool becomes re-elected as chairman of the Xplor International Board of Directors.
  • Dean Truitt receives promotion to CEO of WorkflowOne.
  • Paul Biesiadecki receives promotion to executive vice president at Mohawk Fine Papers.
  • Cynthia Hamann receives promotion to director of sales and marketing at The Bennett Group.
  • Susie Wells becomes manager of mail certification programs at The Bennett Group.
  • Francis McMahon formerly of HP, joins Océ North America as VP of marketing for Production Printing Systems Division.
  • Hank Martin becomes BÖWE BELL + HOWELL’s vice president, postal software marketing. 
  • Jeff Kewin becomes managing director, Europe and Asia/Pacific, for Lasermax Roll Systems.
  • John P. O'Donnell takes on chief operating officer role at Neenah Paper, Inc.
  • Andrew Gordon, Océ manager, business intelligence, becomes chairman of the 2010 Executive Committee of the Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization (PRIMIR). 
  • Ursula M. Burns assumes the additional role of chairman, Xerox Corporation.
  • Eric Owen is appointed as worldwide vice president of Customer Development for Kodak digital Printing Solutions.
  • Paul Whitehead becomes international product manager for the Océ ColorWave 600 and Océ CrystalPoint technology.
  • Bernie Robinson steps up as managing director of Currie Group.
  • David Currie takes on the role of executive chairman of Currie Group.
  • Phillip Rennell is the sales and marketing director of Currie Group.
  • Andrew Fitzpatrick has been appointed group finance director and company secretary of Currie Group.
  • Andrew Matthews, in addition to his existing national consumables management role for Currie Group, he will take on strategic account management and development.
  • Paul Thompson has been appointed state manager for NSW/ACT of Currie Group.
  • Charlie Pesko, Questex Media Group, receives Brian Platte Lifetime Achievement Award from Xplor International.
  • Pat McGrew, EDP, Kodak, receives Xplor's 2010 Presidents Award.
  • Kemal Carr, EDP, Madison Advisors, receives Xplorer of the Year Award.
  • Don Scrima, M-EDP, also receives the Xplorer of the Year Award.
  • Hans den Breeden earns Electronic Document Professional (EDP) designation.
  • Rob Geerings earns EDP designation.
  • Martin van de Par earns EDP designation.
  • Brian Ray earns EDP designation.
  • William Broddy becomes Master Electronic Document Professional (M-EDP).
  • Ernie Crawford becomes M-EDP.
  • Scott Draeger becomes M-EDP.
  • Oscar Dubbeldam becomes M-EDP.
  • William McCalpin becomes M-EDP.
  • Walter Riddock becomes M-EDP.
  • Donald Scrima becomes M-EDP.
  • Stacey St. Clair receives EDA designation.
  • Paul Peters receives EDA designation.
  • Chris Cable receives EDA designation.
  • Andrea Dunne receives EDA designation.
  • Mark Haywood receives EDA designation.
  • Michael Boyle becomes international marketing director for wide format products at Océ head office in Venlo, The Netherlands.
  • Michael Benkner takes on joint managing director role at Compart Deutschland GmbH.
  • Thomas Funke moves from managing director at Compart Deutschland GmbH to Compart North America as vice president of technology.
  • Jochen Maier becomes the head of marketing for the central marketing organization of the Compart Group.
  • Andy Plata, of the OutputLinks media family and COPI, marks his 32nd year in the printing and high-volume transaction output industry as of March 15, 2010.
  • Mark Kearns becomes vice president of print and mail services for Fifth Third Bank.
  • Tom Rizzi receives VP of promotional products position at WorkflowOne.
  • Steve Kosovich, Bowne Marketing Communications, takes on new position as VP technology solutions/architect for digital print and media.
  • Mike Maselli receives promotion to vice president of marketing and product management, Böwe Bell + Howell.
  • Andrew Gordon, Océ North America, serves as the new Chairman of The Print Industries Market Infomation and Research Organization (PIRMIR).
  • Colleen Twomey, MacDermid, Inc., takes on vice chairperson role at PIRMIR.
  • William K. "Kip" Smythe, NPES, becomes PRIMIR president.
  • Jacqueline M. Bland serves as the secretary of the executive committee of PIRMIR.
  • Patrick Brand becomes vice president and president, U.S. mailing for Pitney Bowes Inc.
  • Michael Wissman takes on director of product management role at Industramark, a Standard Register business unit.
  • Armando Zagalo de Lima becomes executive vice president of Xerox.
  • Russell Peacock receives senior vice president role at Xerox.
  • Bob Schmiek, BCC vice president of software engineering, receives appointment to PostCom Board of Directors.
  • Phil Hanks, former general manager of Chippendale, joins Paragon Australasia Group as business development manager.
  • David Booth joins CPI as general manager, to run CPI Graphics' digital division.
  • Peter Crean, of Xerox, receives prestigious Robert F. Reed Technology Medal.
  • Pat Shepard becomes new member of Rochester Software Associate's sales team.
  • Chet Casper joins Ironsides Technology as vice president of sales of North America.
  • John Tarascio becomes chief operating officer at Böwe Bell + Howell.
  • Chris Lien, of BCC Software, joins Mailing and Fulfillment Service Association's Board of Directors.
  • Noel Ward takes on digital printing editor role at Graphic Arts Monthly.
  • Vince Emery, Karen Golden and Sue Willard join the Gilbane Group as new analysts.
  • Michael Pedersen receives vice president of regional sales position at Arandell.
  • Riccardo Babbini becomes country manager for GMC Software Technology's new office in Italy.
  • Stephen Cousins joins Anchor Software as vice president of product development.
  • Joseph Timko becomes Pitney Bowes's EVP and chief strategy and innovation officer.
  • Charles Hayward joins Sefas Innovation as the new business development manager.
  • Phil Rose, formerly of XMPie, becomes manager, customer engagement at Xerox's Gil Hatch Center for Customer Innovation.
  • Patrick Riesch receives promotion to general manager of GMC Software's Effretikon office in Switzerland, overseeing sales, support and professional services functions.
  • Ramesh Ratan, president of Pitney Bowes DMT speaks at the upcoming Conference Board conference on "Corporate Image and Branding" in New York City, January 28 and 29.
  • David Day returns to Inspectron, a worldwide leader in inspection and verification systems, bringing back his 30 plus years experience in the document business.
  • BJ Baranosky is promoted to general manager, JJ Bender, LLC, a leading provider of digital presses and high volume print equipment.
  • Jonathan Edwards, formerly Continuous Feed General Manager, Xerox Europe, has been promoted to vice president Continuous Feed Line of Business and will be relocated to Xerox HQ in Webster, NY.
  • Bob Meyer, formerly of American Printware, becomes president of MPSConnect, the new portal of the global managed print services industry.
  • Matt Swain receives promotion, becomes senior consultant at InfoTrends.
  • Todd Blumsack accepts promotion to vice president of sales for Xeikon North America.
  • Waleed Ashoo, CEO of LithExcel Communication Services Provider, speaks at the upcoming PODi AppForum.
  • John Sommers, Jr. joins Allied Printing Services Board of Directors.
  • Bob Redmond takes on director of mailing and fulfillment role at Omaha Print.
  • Matt Swain of InfoTrends and his girlfriend Kathie will spend the holidays on a 15 day backpacking trip from Managua, Nicaragua to San Jose, Costa Rica.
  • John O'Donnell has joined Avanti as the U.S. south east regional account manager.
  • Susan Tousi becomes Kodak vice president after Kodak Board election.
  • Scott Draeger, of HP Exstream, receives promotion to manager of product strategy.
  • Dr. Werner Broermann moves from Compart to Zöller & Partner, where he will establish a consulting service in the area of output.
  • Toshiba Business Solutions names Jim Hawkins vice president of operations.
  • Donald Gustafson becomes president of Baldwin Graphic Systems, Inc.
  • Brian Paulson takes on VP of output solutions sales role at FIS (formerly Metavante).
  • Wallace Vingelis joins Window Book as director, postal industry practice.
  • Michael Ring becomes president and CEO of Punch Graphix Americas, Inc.
  • Sanja Wallace joins Delphax Technologies as director of product management.
  • Bob Bowen, former Chairman of Group 1 Software, passed away Nov. 18.
  • StreamServe adds Charles Boesenberg and Steven Feldman to Board of Directors.
  • Pazazz appoints Len April as president.
  • John Nitti joins DocuLynx, Inc. as vice president of sales.
  • Peter Müller joins GMC Software Technology's Senior Management Team.
  • Mal Baboyian, president of Océ Production Printing Systems, and Gina Testa, Xerox's vice president of worldwide graphic communications and business development, join the NPES Board at the NPES meeting in Florida.
  • Don Dixon leaves Gartner to join HP as the director of strategy planning in the Managed Enterprise Unit.
  • Pierce Lowrey Jr., one of the early pioneers of the output outsourcing industry, passed away Oct. 20.
  • Dave Hook joins CrawfordTech as director of product management.
  • Simon Wheeler takes on managing director role at Océ-Australia Limited.
  • John P. Windle, president and founder of State Street Consultants passed.
  • Ted Treanor joins Gilbane Group as senior consultant of publishing Strategies.
  • Robert Black - the well-known director at ICGT School of Design (TAFE) RMIT University - resigned from his position at the school last week after being offered a superannuation option.
  • Keith Kemp of Xerographic Digital Printing becomes Chairman of the NAPL Board
  • Scott Liewehr joins Gilbane Group as Senior Consultant, Web Content Management
  • Pitney Bowes Document Messaging Technologies appoints Lori Ann Cerullo, formerly a VP at InfoPrint Solutions Company, to vice president of U.S. sales.
  • OneVision names Peter Loh as managing director for its Asia Pacific subsidiary, based in Singapore.
  • The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation presents the 2009 Harold W. Gegenheimer Annual Achievement Award to Raymond J. Prince, vice president and senior consultant, NAPL.
  • Bill Trippe receives promotion to vice president and lead analyst, content strategies for Gilbane Group.
  • Jürgen Weinhardt becomes managing director of Compart Deutschland GmbH. He was previously the head of sales.
  • Cary Sherburne, an OutputLinks Women of Distinction Award recipient, receives 2009 Tom McMillan Award for Editorial Excellence.
  • Sean Huban joins Premier Printing and Mailing solutions as director of business development, focusing on transaction output.
  • The World Print & Communication Forum names Michael Makin its new president.
  • Chris Bondy joins InfoTrends as group director, cross-media workflow solutions.
  • Scott Bannor joins Elixir, handling sales in the Midwest and for the transpromotional vertical.
  • Pitney Bowes names Patrick Brand president of its U.S. mailing business. Ramesh Lakshmi-Ratan succeeds Brand as president of its Document Messaging Technologies unit.
  • Steve Brown joins MAN Ferrostaal Australia
  • Fuji Xerox Australia announces the appointment of Andy Berry to general manager of integrated sales and marketing, while Anthony Cogswell now heads the Global Services division.
  • Matthew McPartlin joins Pitney Bowes Business Insight as global portfolio director of communications intelligence.
  • Mike Hoffman joins DST Output as a director and joins Cheryl Kananowicz’s team focused on financial services accounts.
  • Pitney Bowes announces the appointment of David Dobson to the position of Executive Vice President and President of Pitney Bowes Management Services . 
  • Robert W. Raus takes on new position at RISO as Field Marketing Manager.
  • Kathy Murchison, DocuSource president, receives Women in Business Award.
  • Former Kodak VP Judi Hess joins CopperLeaf Technologies as new CEO.
  • Lynn Casey, founder of CopperLeaf Technologies, moves from CEO into the role of chief strategy officer, reporting directly to the board.
  • Gerald A. Nathe, chairman of the board of Baldwin Technology Company, Inc., receives the Soderstrom Award.
  • manroland Australasia appoints Steve Dunwell managing director.
  • HP Executive Vice President Vyomesh Joshi receives New York University's Prism Award, which recognizes distinguished leadership in the graphic arts and communications industry.
  • BCC Software launches executive transition. Executive Vice President Chris Lien and Senior Vice President Jim Mann succeed Founder and President K. Jon Runstrom in July 2010. 

April – June 2009:

 

  • OutputLinks names leading industry veteran and retired Xerox executive, Tom Wetjen, the president of its Graphic Communications World (GCW) division and publisher for all GCW publications, including "The Greensheet." Wetjen retired as vice president of Xerox’s Worldwide Graphic Arts Industry Business in December 2008.
  • Jeff Hayzlett, Kodak’s CMO, receives the prestigious Crain Award for Business Marketing Excellence.
  • Kodak selects Dave Wigfield to lead worldwide workflow sales and operations for Business Solutions and Services Group.
  • The Eastman Kodak Board elects Jeremy R. Salesin, managing director, corporate mergers and acquisitions, as corporate vice president.
  • Murray Martin, president and CEO of Pitney Bowes, receives a doctor of laws degree and addresses graduates at the University of Waterloo convocation.
  • Pitney Bowes Australia appoints Philip Wardley as director of its new services division to drive expansion of its advanced mailing systems for business
  • Stephen Ball joins Fuji Xerox Australia as production workflow marketing manager.
  • InfoPrint Solutions Company appoints Daisuke Segawa as the new CEO and president.
  • Sandra Zoratti, vice president of global marketing solutions for InfoPrint Solutions Company, and a well-known transpromo thought leader, receives appointment to the CMO Council’s North American Advisory Board.
  • InfoPrint Solutions Company names Jeff Paterra, senior vice president and general manager, technology and solutions development, to its Board of Managers.
  • Chris Reid is the new vice president and general manager of InfoPrint’s Asia-Pacific operations in Singapore.
  • InfoPrint Names Benoit Chatelard the senior vice president and general manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa.
  • Corinne Estève Diemunsch, marketing and communication director at Sefas Innovation Ltd., becomes president of Xplor France.
  • Gordon Angus, The Lowe-Martin Group; Ginger Burch, State Farm Insurance Companies; Joshua Lewis, Hewitt Associates; Calvin Lu, Prinova; and Nash Patel, Laser Print Plus, earn their Electronic Document Professional (EDP) designation from Xplor International.
  • Kim Loth, business manager, COPI and OutputLinks, celebrates her 25 year anniversary with the organizations
  • RISO appoints Don Michelucci as vice president, direct sales.
  • Gregory Jose takes on national sales manager role for Lake Image Systems.
  • Rudi De Becker joins Board of Supervisory Directors for Océ N.V.
  • TABS appoints Masahiro Yamada as chairman and CEO.
  • Graphic Savings Group names Connie Schmidt vice president of sales.
  • Presstek announces the appointment of Daniel Victory to the position of global technical director for digital plates.
  • Eric Duhon, formerly CIO of Personix, is now the global director of data center technologies at BG Group.
  • The Argus Press, a division of Nationwide Graphics/ Premier Print Organization (NG/PPO), announces Mike Ford as the president of The Argus Press in Niles, Ill.
  • Julie Van Praag, of WorkflowOne, receives Outside Sales Person of the Year award by the Houston Chapter of the National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM).
  • Tom Taylor joins Window Book as the VP of logistics and distribution systems.
  • Monica Lundquist joins Window Book as the postal affairs manager.
  • Andrew Williams, former managing director of PMP’s Victorian print division, rejoins the company as managing director, distribution.
  • Johan du Preez, long-time managing director of Kayell Australia, set to retire in October 2009. Robert Gatto takes over the role.
  • Toshiba Business Solutions announces the appointment of two new TBS presidents. Former Ricoh executive Fred Berger becomes president of TBS-Florida/Georgia, and 12-year TBS executive Mark Downing gets  promoted to the position of president of TBS-California/Nevada.
  • Brendan P. Foley joins WorkflowOne as chief financial officer.
  • William Antoskiewicz joins WorkflowOne in the newly created position of executive vice president of marketing and customer solutions.
  • Daniel Yu takes on district sales manager role for Asia at Mohawk Fine Papers.
  • The Board of Directors of the Pitman Company announce the appointment of Anthony P. Crupi, Sr. as chief executive officer. Crupi also joins the Pitman Board of Directors.
  • DocuSource appoints Steve Malloy as web solutions specialist.

 

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