PRIMIR Elects its 2010 Executive Committee

RESTON, VA—03/05/10—The Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization (PRIMIR) membership recently elected the officers and members of its 2010 Executive Committee. Andrew Gordon, Manager, Business Intelligence at Océ North America, will serve as the organization’s Chairman. Colleen Twomey, Digital Support Specialist at MacDermid, Inc. will serve as Vice Chairperson. William K. “Kip” Smythe, Vice President, Global Programs, NPES, serves as the group’s President, and Jacqueline M. Bland, Managing Director of PRIMIR, serves as the Secretary of the Executive Committee.

Paul Foszcz, Marketing Manager, manroland, Inc. and Mary Lee Schneider, President, Digital Solutions & Chief Technology Officer for RR Donnelley are newly elected members of the PRIMIR Executive Committee. Remaining members of the PRIMIR Executive Committee include: Paul Jaynes, Marketing Manger, Eastman Kodak Company; Michael Troy, Marketing & Sales Administration Manager, Fujifilm Graphic Systems, U.S.A.; and Jennifer Young, Catalog/Magazine Segment Manager, Verso Paper.

The PRIMIR Executive Committee is responsible for oversight of all aspects of the organization and is charged with balancing the needs of all interest areas within the membership of PRIMIR and NPES in the selection of the roster of research topics for the coming year.

For more information about PRIMIR, contact Jackie Bland, PRIMIR Managing Director at e-mail:, or phone: 703/264-7200. Visit PRIMIR online at:

The Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization (PRIMIR), provides in-depth research and analysis for the graphic communications industry. PRIMIR research is funded by member dues as well as through support from NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies. PRIMIR annually provides over $600,000 in current research studies including relevant market data and detailed information on graphic communications and related fields. Members also benefit from meetings, market research skills building, and robust business networking opportunities.

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