IDEAlliance Announces New Officers and Board of Directors for 2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA—January 28, 2015—IDEAlliance is pleased to announce the election of its 2015 officers and board of directors. The new slate of executives, comprised of international leaders from across the media supply chain, will lead the organization at a continued time of transformation for the association and its members.
"IDEAlliance is at the front of our industry’s dynamic evolvement in 2015 and I look forward to supporting the Association as Board Chair at this exciting time," commented Joe Duncan, SVP, group executive producer, Retail Production, Arc & Leo Burnett. "The need for speed to market, innovation and relevant content across multiple platforms is challenging all communication touch points, not just publishing. The opportunity has never been this dynamic and we look forward to integrating the needs of our industry, our membership, and our sponsor partners in 2015 and beyond."
David J. Steinhardt, IDEAlliance president and CEO, also stated: "The IDEAlliance board of directors continues to provide visionary leadership for the organization to pursue bold objectives and transformative new programs. As companies transform to take advantage of new technologies while advancing the power of print, IDEAlliance looks forward to continuing to offer best-in-class specifications, training, and certification programs for the total media supply chain."
Officers Elected in 2015:
SVP, Group Executive Producer,
Arc & Leo Burnett
Executive Vice President
VP Technical Solutions & Support
Fujifilm North America
Graphic Systems Division
Hanover Park, IL
Christopher G. Lien
Laura C. Reid – Ex-Officio
Vice President of Production
New York, NY
President & CEO
David J. Steinhardt – Ex-officio
Graphics World (Korea)
North American ETC Print and Creative Manager
SAPPI Fine Paper
Chief Technology Officer and Sr. VP Production Technology
Chief Technology Office
SGK Inc., a Div. of Matthews International
Des Plaines, IL
Director, Product Marketing
Konica Minolta Business Solutions
Executive Vice President, Chief Global Markets
Directors Newly Elected in 2015:
New York, NY
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Vice President of Postal Affairs
IDEAlliance is a global community of more than 1500 brand owners, agencies, publishers, premedia and print service providers, and their material suppliers and technology partners. Our not-for-profit Association identifies best practices for efficient end-to-end digital media workflows—from content creation through delivery. Through its active committees, educational conferences, Webinars, training and certification programs, IDEAlliance provides its members the forum for the exchange of information that results in the creation of the media production industry's most valued standards.