Production Exectuives to be Inducted into 2002 Hall of Fame

PHILADELPHIA–Five exceptional production executives will be inducted into the PrintMedia Production Executives’ Hall of Fame at the 15th Annual Gold Ink Awards Reception and Banquet, to be held October 7, 2002, in the McCormick Place Grand Ballroom during Graph Expo and Converting Expo 2002 in Chicago. For seating availability, contact Michael Cooper at 888-627-2630 or mcooper@napco.com.

GREG CAPTAIN is manager of The New Yorker Imaging Center, Condé Nast Publications, and is responsible for the production workflow of the images in conjunction with the editorial staff for all edit pages for The New Yorker. Captain’s career began in 1978 as a sheetfed press tender. In 1994, he joined the publishing world and was part of a team that brought prepress services in-house for The New Yorker Magazine, under Condé Nast Publications. One year later, he was named to head up and expand The New Yorker Imaging Center. The new facility he designed brought The New Yorker Imaging Center to a 100 percent digital capability and into the world of CTP and a total PDF workflow, as well as introducing The New Yorker to FM/Stochastic screening.

JAMES C. MIKOL is senior vice president, director of print management for Leo Burnett USA, Inc. For the past four years, James Mikol has been responsible for the company’s strategy and direction of print management. He oversees a department of 75 print professionals who produce an average of $200 million in print. In a career that has spanned 28 years, Mikol has held positions at Kraft and Madden Communications. His latest effort, and most ambitious, is reorganizing the way print is managed at the agency, breaking the traditional print production role into category and execution teams with the goal of better serving clients. Born and raised in the Chicago area, Mikol lives in Riverside, IL. He is married and has four children, Sarah, 24, Samantha, 22, Peter, 21 and Elissa, 16.

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