Ben Franklin Honor Society of PIA Inducts Eleven Industry Notables
Hagan has served Printing & Imaging Association of Georgia (PIAG) tirelessly over the years. He has served many terms on the PIAG Board of Directors, as well as heading the PIAG Long Range Planning Committee and serving on the Health Guard Trust Board of Directors.
To many in the printing industry, as well as his community and beyond, Hagan is a mentor, friend, and respected colleague who continues to offer his talents. He was instrumental in the planning and construction of the association’s headquarters in1990, and he continued to be engaged with growth opportunities for PIAG with the expansion of the Insurance Services Department. Today PIAG’s Insurance Services continues to provide cost-effective medical and business coverage for its members as well as a significant revenue source for the association. Hagan progressed through the PIAG chairs and was elected chairman of the Board in 1994. In 2002, he was presented with the association’s highest honor, the Benjamin Franklin Award, which recognized his selfless dedication to the industry. Called back into service in 2011 on the PIAG Executive Committee, Hagan was elected as the PIAG representative to the Board of Directors of Printing Industries of America where he currently serves.
John E. Jaymont—John Jaymont, business development director, Southern Region of Printing Industries of Ohio • Northern Kentucky, has had a distinguished career in the printing industry. For nearly 40 years, he has been involved in printing industry endeavors. In 1977 he was one of the founding members of Metroweb Corporation, a web publication printer locatedin Kentucky. Jaymont worked with the organization through 2000, where he held various positions and ultimately served as its president. After World Color/Quebecor purchased this 170-employee, award-winning and nationally recognized company, John stayed with the company as general manager, overseeing the installation of an additional full-size web press, two selective binders, the addition of new accounts, and the integration of business tools used by this large, publicly traded company.