Daniel Rapp has been named New York sales manager for Highresolution, New York City. Rapp has more than 25 years of production and sales experience.
Bob Metzger is the new director of business development for The International Center for Entrepreneurial Development (ICED). ICED is the parent company of Kwik Kopy Printing. Metzger, a printing industry consultant, is the former owner of a commercial printing business in Ohio, and has held many positions with printing companies, from sales and marketing to production management.
Carl Motheral, 76, chairman of Motheral Printing, Fort Worth, TX, has died. Mr. Motheral was part of the second generation to run the family owned printing business that his father and mother, Fitzhugh and Ella Motheral, started in 1934. He took over its management after his father’s death in 1964. Mr. Motheral retained the title of chairman when he retired four years ago. His son, Jim, succeeded him as president. In addition to his wife, Sally, survivors include two sons, Jim and Bill; a daughter, Susan; a brother, Foist; and three grandchildren.
Harry Tolen has joined the Chicago-based Segerdahl Corp. sales team. Tolen brings 17 years of web printing experience to the company.
Aart Knyff has been promoted to vice president and director of operations for Cathedral Corp., Rome, NY. Knyff began as a production supervisor for the company. He was later named general manager of the Lincoln, RI, facility in 1997, and then vice president of technology in 1999.
Bowne & Co., New York, has appointed Reed Smith as president of its Financial Print unit and a senior vice president of the parent company. Smith has been president of Bowne Financial Print’s Eastern region since 2000 and his previous day-to-day responsibilities are being assumed by Bowne International President William Penders as part of the consolidation of the Eastern region with Bowne International. Matteo LaMuraglia, currently senior vice president and sales director of Financial Print’s Eastern region, will assume that title for the entire business unit.