Industry People

Industry People

May 22, 2012
















ARJOBE X , Charlotte, NC , USA– Chris Stewart
h as been appointed senior vice president of sales, North America.

ATLANTIC ZEISER, Emmingen, Germany – Manfred Minich (1) has been named chief executive officer. He has also become a member of the board of directors of parent company Orell Füssli Holding AG.

CHEMSULTANTS INTERNATIONAL, Mentor, OH, USA – David Westerfield has joined Chemsultants International as sales and marketing director.

CHAM PAPER GROUP HOLDING AG, Cham, Switzerland – Urs Ziegler will take over the office of vice chairman of the board following René Furler’s withdrawl from the Board of Directors. Niklaus Peter Nüesch has been newly elected to the board.

CORE SYSTEMS, Erie, MI, USA – Jackie Wallace has joined the company as director of procurement and inside sales. Wallace comes to Core Systems from SSOE Inc., a large engineering firm in Toledo, OH, USA.

CRI, Cincinnati, OH, USA – CRI’s Rick Gray has accepted a three-year appointment to the board of directors for the National Paper Packaging Credit Group.

GMG, Hingham, MA, USA – GMG Latin America, the regional business arm of GMG, has announced the appointment of Enrique Amigo as regional sales representative, and the promotion of Paulo Monteiro to business director.

GPA, Chicago, IL, USA – GPA announces that Mike Blanco (2) has joined the company as a technical support specialist.

INTEC PRINTING SOLUTIONS, Dorset, UK – Frank Vincke (3) has been appointed as channel sales manager for Northern and Central Europe.

INX INTERNATIONAL, Schaumburg, IL, USA – John Hrdlick (4) has been promoted to chief operating officer and George Polasik (5) continues transitioning his operational management responsibilities and now begins his role as senior consultant.

KODAK, Rochester, NY, USA – Kodak has presented the Print Ambassador Lifetime Achievement Award to Frank Romano. He is the third recipient of the award, which was established as a way to honor those individuals who demonstrate a passion for advocacy and education in the printing industry.

MICHELMAN INC., Cincinnati, OH, USA – Michelman Inc. has hired Steven Wong (6) as managing director of Asia Pacific.

NEWPAGE CORP., Stevens Point, WI, USA – NewPage Corp. has promoted Dawn Soucek (7) to business innovation manager for specialty papers; Sandra Trzebiatowski (8) to commercial manager, specialty; and Audra Franz (9) to NewPage Stevens Point Mill controller.

PAMARCO, Atlanta, GA, USA – Pamarco Global Graphics has announced that Bob Grilli (10) has joined the company as plant manager for the Batavia, IL, USA anilox roll manufacturing facility.

PLASTIC SUPPLIERS INC., Columbus, OH, USA – Plastic Suppliers Inc. has named George L. Thomas, a 40-year veteran of the packaging industry, president and CEO.

PRINTING INDUSTRY MIDWEST, St. Paul, MN, USA – Charlie Bolger (11) has been awarded the 2012 Graphic Arts Industry Leader of the Year award.

RADTECH, Bethesda, MD, USA – Don Duncan has been selected as the next president-elect for RadTech. He previously served four years on the Board of Directors for RadTech and currently serves as the co-chair of the Printing and Packaging Committee.

ROTOFLEX, St. Louis, MO, USA – Kevin Gourlay (12) has been named business director; he was most recently global sales manager. Manohar Dhugga (13) is the newly appointed director of engineering and service.

ROTOMETRICS, Eureka, MO, USA – Robert “Bob” Spiller joined the company as president and chief executive officer on April 9. Spiller was most recently president and chief executive officer of SCT International.

SPINNAKER COATING, Troy, OH, USA – Perry J. Schiller has been promoted from vice president and chief financial officer to senior vice president and chief financial officer. Stuart A. Postle has been promoted to senior VP of operations.

TORAY, North Kingstown, RI, USA – Lauritz Goodrich (14) has been appointed to the position of national sales manager, Torayfan division.

WINK US, Charlotte, NC, USA – Brian Ellis (15) has been appointed to the position of West Coast sales representative. He will be based in Portland, OR, USA.
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