American Spirit Graphics, Minneapolis, has promoted several key managers. Darren Carlson has been promoted to CEO. Myron Angel has been promoted to president and COO. Lauren Drevlow is now executive vice president. Jason Carlson has assumed the position of corporate vice president.

The Segerdahl Corp., Chicago, has appointed John Kampa to its sales and account management staff, and Roy Perfetti has been named to the company’s sales staff. Kampa has an extensive, 17-year background in the web printing industry. For the past seven years, he worked as a national account executive at Lehigh Direct. Perfetti has 20 years of experience in the printing industry. His most recent sales position was with RPP Printing.

Douglas Clott has been appointed executive vice president of sales and marketing for EMCO Printers in Everett, MA. Clott’s experience in color printing spans nearly 30 years. Prior to joining EMCO, Clott held several marketing management positions at Scitex Corp., and most recently was vice president of sales and marketing at Karat Digital Press.

Classic Graphics, Charlotte, NC, has made several personnel changes. Pam Niemeier has been hired as an account executive. She brings 12 years of experience in production management in agency and corporate settings. Travis Goode has joined the company as a customer service representative. Also, Josh Truesdail has been tapped as an account executive. He has represented a number of printing companies in the Triangle area.

Lawrence Brown has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president of national sales for Banta Book Group, in Menasha, WI. Brown joined the Banta Book Group in 1997 and has served as vice president of sales for the group’s Southern region.

First Impressions Lithographic, of Plainview, NY, has expanded its service area, increased its sales staff and added office space. First Impressions is now serving Westchester, Rockland and Northern New Jersey. The company has announced the appointment of David Goldstein as account executive for the expanded service area. Also new to the company’s sales force is Sam Nemaric, senior account executive, metropolitan markets. Fulfilling another aspect of its growth plans, First Impressions recently tripled its office space on Manhattan Avenue.

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