Robert A. Mason Named CEO of Intelligencer Printing

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J—May 9, 2012—Intelligencer Printing, based in Lancaster, PA, has announced the appointment of Robert A. Mason of Overland Park, KS, as the company’s new CEO, effective May 29, 2012. Mason previously served as vice president, sales and print management, at Tidewater Direct.

“With the help of the NAPL Business Advisory Group, which provided strategic advice during an exhaustive nationwide search that looked at candidates from California to Florida, we were able to find an executive who we believe will ably lead Intelligencer’s continued growth and expansion during this time of challenging industry change,” said Dennis A. Getz, vice chairman of Intelligencer’s board of directors.

“Robert brings not only a knowledge of direct marketing at the highest level, but a strong background in production and finance, all of which will stand him in good stead as he guides Intelligencer’s ongoing transformation to a multi-media print and marketing organization,” added Getz. “His vision for the company’s future and dedication to excellence in every area of operations will enable Intelligencer to move forward confidently and successfully into new service areas while maintaining its long tradition of innovation and excellence.”

A graduate of Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania, Mason holds an M.B.A. degree from Loyola University. Prior to his position at Tidewater Direct, he served as president, IMS Division, Protocol Global Solutions in Kansas City, MO. He previously served in various positions with Harte-Hanks, including director of operations (Kansas City, MO), director of client services (Glen Burnie, MD), and senior marketing manager (Baltimore).

About Intelligencer
Founded in 1794, Intelligencer Printing not only serves the offset and digital printing, mailing and fulfillment needs of customers nationwide, but also continues to push the boundaries of technology to ensure that its clients take full advantage of the latest advances in graphic communications and cross-media services. Cutting-edge offerings such as its trademarked High-Definition Printing, proprietary Metalessence Process, and Intelliscent technology are evidence of its commitment to providing innovative ideas that help its customers achieve their marketing and communications goals.

About the NAPL Business Advisory Team
NAPL offers company executives trusted advisors who can help them build long-term shareholder value through strategic business transactions. The Team provides merger advisory services, as well as helping companies with the strategic sale of a business, strategic partner assessment/procurement, acquisition of general intangibles, and post-merger integration services. For information, contact NAPL Senior Vice President Tim Fischer at (201) 523-6376 or or NAPL Senior Vice President John Hyde at (201) 523-6313 or

About NAPL
NAPL is a not-for-profit business management association representing companies in the $80+ billion commercial printing and graphic communications industry in North America. NAPL’s comprehensive slate of business-building solutions provides company leaders with the management tools they need to make informed business decisions in an ever-changing market environment.

Source: NAPL.

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