Océ North America has named Patrick Chapuis president and CEO. He will also retain his current responsibilities as president of the Wide Format Printing Systems division of Océ North America. Chapuis succeeds Joseph Skrzypczak, who has retired from the company.
At Bell and Howell, Leslie Stern has been promoted from president to CEO, replacing George Marton who has retired from the company. Stern formerly served as CEO of National Envelope and as CEO of Central Lewmar.
Dena Woerner has been hired as vice president for Grow Socially, a provider of online marketing services including social media, Website development and SEO.
Cindy Woods, president and CEO of The CMO Team, has become the first Kolbe-certified consultant specifically focused on the graphic communications industry.
At Harris & Bruno International, Christopher Hogge has been promoted from approved parts sales representative to sales manager of anilox rolls/spare parts.
Norwood Marking Systems has appointed Bhavin Davé to the position of business unit manager, overseeing the operations of Norwood Marking Systems, Allen Coding Systems and Kingsley Machine Co.
Catalyst Paper has donated more than $15,000 to Cal Poly’s Graphic Communication Department to support a summer internship at Trend Offset in Los Alamitos, CA. The money was raised during the annual Doc Stapleton golf tournament.
Goss International has merged two of its operations in France as a single corporate entity for manufacturing and support operations. The organizational move will not impact capabilities or the size of the workforce at the major European facilities that Goss maintains in Nantes and Montataire, France, as well as Preston, England, and Boxmeer, The Netherlands.
Proforma has announced six new member companies: Adrian Agostan, Proforma Total Marketing Solutions, Kitchener, ON, Canada; Rob Elsey, Brand Builders a member of Proforma, Milton, ON, Canada; Karen Phillips, Proforma So. Tier Ink, Crestview, FL; Dane and Mike Herbel, Blue Eagle Productions powered by Proforma, DeSoto, TX; Kim Sebrango, Proforma ForeMost Marketing, Kingston, ON, Canada; and Bill Breed, Proforma Megabyte Business Solutions, Austin, TX. PI