Kevin Joyce, chief marketing officer of Kodak’s Graphic Communications Group, is now a member of The Print Council’s Executive Committee. The Print Council is a business development alliance dedicated to promoting the greater use of print media.
manroland Canada has named Michael Mugavero as its new vice president of sales. Based out of manroland Canada headquarters in Vaughn, Ontario, Mugavero is now responsible for managing direct sales for sheetfed presses and assisting with sales on the web end of the business, in addition to maintaining his responsibilities for Eastern U.S. sales.
At G.F. Puhl, Greg Bumb has been tapped as the new director of sales, marketing and advertising, and is now responsible for bringing Puhl’s trim waste handling solutions to new and existing customers in printing and related industries.
Bill Brunone has been promoted to the newly created position of vice president of Targeted Ink-Jet Systems at Screen (USA). Joining the company in 2006, he first served in a consulting role representing Screen on digital printing, then in sales and market development of the Truepress Jet520 and Truepress Jet650UV.
At Sun Chemical, Brian Leen, who has worked within Sun Chemical’s pigment division for 18 years, has been named president, North American Inks, overseeing all of Sun Chemical’s North American inks businesses. These include Kohl & Madden, Rycoline, US Ink and North American Packaging. Leen has also assumed the interim role of president of North American Packaging. In addition, Myron Petruch has been appointed president of Performance Pigments.
At Vits America, Kim Markovich has been tapped as the new East Coast regional sales manager. Nick Gerovac has been appointed director of international sales and marketing, and is now responsible for the direct sales effort in North America, as well as a network of international agents.
Swiss company Schmid Rhyner AG has established Schmid Rhyner (USA) and opened its executive offices in Marlton, NJ. The wholly owned subsidiary will primarily concentrate its efforts to promote and distribute the company’s WESSCO UV curing coating products and GALACRYL water-based products.