Jim Meissner, founder and CEO of Color Ink in Sussex, WI, has reduced his duties to pursue his passion for fine art/oil painting. An exhibit of his work begins this month at Landmarks Gallery, located here. His work includes dramatic views of vistas in the Southwest, landscapes of Wisconsin, and paintings of places he has visited in Italy and Hawaii.
Lisa Arsenault has been appointed president of The McArdle Printing Co., Upper Marlboro, MD, a subsidiary company of BNA Inc. Arsenault steps into the job from her previous role as vice president of sales. Under her leadership, McArdle's sales grew more than 25 percent in 2004.
SGM Bindery in Baltimore reports that David Goldscher has joined its staff. Goldscher previously was employed by Whitmore Printing.
The Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF) has announced J. Thomas Ravn, of Serigraph Inc., as the recipient of its 2004 William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award. The award, named for former GATF research director and pioneering environmental advocate William D. Schaeffer, recognizes individuals who have unselfishly made significant contributions toward environmental awareness, education, and best practices in the printing and graphic communications industry.
Anaheim, CA-based Lester Lithograph has promoted Randy Watson to plant manager and James Witt to director of marketing. Watson joined Lester Lithograph's management team in 2002 as production manager. Witt, a 10-year employee with Lester Lithograph, adds the responsibilities of marketing to his current position of executive vice president.
Lincoln, NE-based MetroGroup Corp. has appointed Robert Logan as CEO of the company. Logan takes over the position from James McQuaid, formerly chairman of the board and CEO. McQuaid will continue in his current role as chairman. James Drake will remain in his current role as president and COO of MetroGroup. Logan joins the company from RR Donnelley, where he was most recently president, Latin America.