AlphaGraphics Appoints Printing Industry Veteran Kevin Strand VP of Operations
SALT LAKE CITY — January 9, 2017 — AlphaGraphics, Inc., a global leader in print and marketing communications solutions, today announced the appointment of Kevin Strand as Vice President of Operations. With more than 20 years of experience in printing operations, marketing and technology, Strand will lead an enhanced operations support team at AlphaGraphics dedicated to supporting franchisees as the company implements new operational and sales initiatives.
“Kevin is the ideal addition to our team at a time when we are deploying new capabilities, systems and technologies across the network that require new strategies and training,” said AlphaGraphics President Aaron Grohs. “Kevin’s diverse background in print, operations, technology and print sales will help ensure that our Business Centers get the support they need to maximize improved operations and growth, and provide industry-leading capabilities to their customers.”
With decades of experience in management roles at local and national printing and communications companies, Strand’s professional background includes expertise in sales and business development, digital printing, signage, financial management and strategic planning. At AlphaGraphics, he will lead a support team working closely with franchisees as they continue to implement new systems and technologies in pursuit of sales and operational excellence.
“I am excited about leading this innovative and outstanding team at a time of transformational investments in technology and sales resources for franchisees,” said Kevin. “AlphaGraphics is a leader in the digital print, signage and marketing industry, and I am proud to be part of a team taking this great company and its Business Centers to the next level.”
AlphaGraphics, Inc. is a franchisor of Business Centers offering a complete range of print, visual communications, and marketing products and solutions, including full-service digital, offset and large format printing; design services; mailing and one-to-one marketing services; promotional products and digital archiving. The franchise office of AlphaGraphics in Salt Lake City provides support for their Business Centers.