SUPPLIER newsNovember 2008
Muller Martini announced that sales and marketing functions for Muller Martini Mailroom Systems, previously handled in Allentown, PA, are now being handled at the company’s U.S. headquarters in Hauppauge, NY. As part of this shift, the company has tapped Gary Owen as its new vice president of sales serving the newspaper industry.
At Air Motion Systems, Willie Fuchs has been named as the new East Coast/Canada regional sales manager.
Three new appointments have been announced at Finch Paper. Kyle Prince has been appointed digital sales manager and Central region market manager. Paul Lukaszewski has joined as digital market manager, Eastern region, also managing a sales territory extending from Maine through Florida. J.P. Thomas has also been named digital market manager, West Coast region, with a territory that includes Washington, Oregon, California and Arizona.
Bow Smith is the new national service manager at Buhrs Americas. Prior to joining Buhrs, Smith served at inTelmail USA as the head of its U.S. operations.
At Wolf Envelope, Mark Novelli has been hired as the company’s new distributor account manager, covering the entire U.S. market, serving out of the company’s corporate office in Troy, MI, as well as its two plants in Angola, IN, and Hattiesburg, MS.
The new senior vice president of product management at Quark Inc. is P.G. Bartlett, who is responsible for product management and marketing across the company’s desktop and enterprise business units.
Government Print Management has been formed as a business offering of e-LYNXX Corp. to work with print suppliers to gain U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) and other government work. In additional company news, Michael Jackson has been named as e-LYNXX Corp.’s new senior vice president and COO.
At DocuLynx Inc., Bob Gullikson is the new vice president of sales, responsible for all North American sales and managing a direct sales team, as well as overseeing authorized Mercury software value-added resellers (VARs) in other vertical markets.
Sakurai USA announced that two of its authorized dealers—Montgomery, AL-based Independent Graphic Services and J.E. Halliday Sales of Huntington Beach, CA—have won sales awards for Outstanding Sales Achievement during 2007. The awards were presented at a Sakurai dinner event during Drupa for Sakurai’s top dealers and agents around the world.
Edward Barr, a former president and CEO of Sun Chemical, has been elected to Presstek Inc.’s board of directors. In other company news, Debbie Galonsky has been appointed to the newly created role of director of national accounts.
Print industry strategist and investment banker The Open Approach has announced the deployment of a new enterprise to capitalize on the growth and opportunity of the document process outsourcing arena. PI