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HP CEO Carly Fiorina Forced Out

PALO ALTO, CA—Carleton “Carly” Fiorina, chairman and CEO of Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP), announced her resignation from the company amid reports that she was pressured into quitting. Robert Wayman, HP’s financial officer, has been named CEO on an interim basis and Patricia Dunn was named non-executive chairman of the board.

Stabler Takes Helm at Nipson

DARTFORD, UK—Nipson Digital Printing Systems has appointed Robert Stabler as president of its North American operations. Alain Flament, former president, has been named Nipson’s global chief marketing officer. Stabler formerly served as president of Agfa’s Graphic Systems group in North America, where he played a role in transitioning Agfa into digital markets.

Spartanics Changes Ownership

ROLLING MEADOWS, IL—A trio of Spartanics executives—Tom Kleeman, Bill Gillen and Tom O’Hara—assumed ownership of the company effective February 1. Kleeman, formerly the chief technical officer, is now Spartanics’ CEO, overseeing manufacturing and service operations. Gillen moves from vice president of manufacturing to COO, overseeing manufacturing and service operations, while O’Hara moves from comptroller/vice president of finance to president. In another move, Bill Knotts takes the helm as vice president of sales and marketing.

HBP Acquires Assets of Charter

HAGERSTOWN, MD—Commercial printer HBP Inc. has acquired the assets of Alexandria, VA-based Charter Printing. Charter employees will become a part of the HBP organization and the facility will do business as HBP-Charter, a wholly owned subsidiary. The deal will provide HBP customers with increased capacity and the availability of press checks in the Washington, DC, metro area. HBP-Charter clients will enjoy new proofing options, larger press formats, digital printing capabilities, mailing and fulfillment.

Cenveo Anderson Registers Data

LOS ANGELES—Commercial printer Cenveo Anderson Lithograph has successfully certified its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventory with the California Climate Action Registry, earning the title of Climate Action Leader. All Registry members are required to report GHG emissions produced in California that undergo third-party certification, which contributes to the standardization and credibility of the reporting program.

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