Phoenix Lithographing Names New President, Sales Exec

PHILADELPHIA—May 4, 2011—Phoenix Lithographing announced the addition of two members to its executive management team, appointing Scott Thorell to the position of president and James Mele as executive vice president of sales.

Each brings with him a wealth of industry experience that will help sustain and build upon the growth that Phoenix has enjoyed in recent years.

Thorell was the president of Tursack Printing, a Consolidated Graphics company, for the past 12 years. Prior to that, he held various finance positions at Tursack, Campbell’s Soup and Ernst & Young. He received a B.S. from the University of Richmond and earned a CPA designation.

Mele worked at McKella280 (formerly Citation Graphics) for more than 19 years, holding a variety of positions, including president. He worked most recently at Content Critical. Mele holds a B.A. from Saint Vincent College and an MBA from Rider University.

Commenting on these appointments, Barry Green, chairman of The Phoenix Group, said, “Scott’s proven leadership, strong financial background and impressive track record of success in the printing industry make him uniquely qualified to lead the company’s growth strategy. Jim’s strong sales and marketing background, broad knowledge of the Mid-Atlantic marketplace and experience in delivering technology-based customer solutions make him an ideal candidate to lead our sales team. I am very excited about these additions to our company.”

About The Phoenix Group
Phoenix is a market-leading commercial printing company based in Philadelphia, It’s known for its unmatched commitment to excellence, its broad array of state-of-the-art equipment and its talented and dedicated workforce. For more information, visit

Source: company release.

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