Miles Freeman has joined the sales team at Dallas-based Padgett Printing. Freeman was most recently employed by Williamson Printing, where he served as national sales representative for three years.
Proforma announced seven new company owners within its network. New members include: Jack Foley, Proforma Foley Team, Rochester, NY; Dan and Nora Fulcher, Proforma Fulcher, Marketing, Oakville, ON; Claire Lewis, Proforma IGSD, Portland, OR; Dean Manzetti and Chas Shramek, Proforma Connected, Avon, OH; Greg Muzzillo Jr., Proforma Reliable Business Solutions, Pointe Vedra, FL; Maurizio Paonessa, Proforma MP Solutions, Lewiston, NY; and Bert Pender, Proforma Direct Business Systems, West Palm Beach, FL.
The Ben Franklin Honor Society recently inducted six new members. They include: Kenneth Kaufman, Omniprint Inc.; Diane Koch, retired from Printing Industries of America; Robert Lindgren, Printing Industries Association of Southern California; David Pitts, Classic Graphics; Jim Tepper, Printing Industries of New England; and Doug Yeager, Alcom Printing Group.
Dscoop (Digital Solutions Cooperative) recently named three new members to its board of directors, including: Randy Bice, Taylor Corp., North Mankato, MN; Jim Blee, Graphic Tech, Fullerton, CA; and Howard Owen, Stafford Printing, Stafford, VA. Continuing board members include Larry Vaughn, Ideal Printers, Houston; Yogev Barak, HP, Rehovot, Israel; Craig Curran, Nosco, Waukegan, IL; Rod Key, R and R Images, Phoenix; Susan Moore, Digital Printing & Imaging, Kennesaw, GA; Mark Sarpa, Progressive Solutions, Santa Clara, CA; and David Smith, Williams Visual Solutions, Chattanooga, TN.
Brandon Olson has been appointed manager of lean manufacturing—a newly created position—at Portland, OR-based Wright Enterprises.
Antoinette Franceschini is the new CEO and president at Voorhees, NJ-based A.F.L. Web Printing. She most recently served as vice president of production at The News Journal in Wilmington, DE, and as production director of The Gannett East Newspaper Group.
At Des Plaines, IL-based Schawk Inc., Raymond Kieser has been tapped as group managing director of European operations. Kieser recently served at JWT London as global director, providing business leadership for Royal Dutch Shell's corporate and recruitment communications across WPP agencies.