SUPPLIER newsSeptember 2007
John Copeland has been promoted to president of Toyo Ink America, assuming the duties from Fusao Ito, who will continue as director of the company’s board. Copeland joined the ink manufacturer in 2003 as vice president of operations and was previously promoted to executive vice president/COO. Ito will continue to oversee day-to-day operations of the company.
KBA North America has named two new district sales managers. David Oliver will cover the five-state Western region that includes Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona, New Mexico and the city of El Paso, TX. Dan Macke has been promoted to cover the three-state Southeast territory of Florida, Georgia and Alabama, replacing Ed Fitzpatrick who is retiring after 24 successful years.
Michael Mugavero has rejoined MAN Roland as the company’s vice president of sheetfed press sales in the East region, which is a combination of the company’s former Eastern and Southeast regions. In addition, John Graff has been appointed director of sales, packaging and corporate accounts.
To promote the many uses and benefits of print, Kodak has launched a new Website—www.PrintAmbassador.com. It highlights the ability of print to provide targeted, relevant messages and features market research, customer testimonials, return on investment studies, examples of successful print campaigns, a list of related print industry events and a “Find a Printer” section. Visitors can also nominate themselves (or others that advocate for the power of print) for Print Ambassador status.