Printing Industries of America Announces New Officers, Board of Directors
Treasurer—Michael S. Wurst, Henry Wurst, Kansas City, MO
Wurst is the CEO of Henry Wurst, a 74-year-old family-owned and managed $85 million commercial printing company. Headquartered in North Kansas City, MO, Henry Wurst also has facilities in Denver. Wurst is actively involved in his local affiliate, Printing & Imaging Association of MidAmerica, Printing Industries of America, and the World Presidents Organization, Entrepreneurial Exchange.
Immediate Past Chairman—Michael Keene, John Roberts Co., Minneapolis
After graduating in 1972, Keene was appointed supervisor of the prepress department at The John Roberts Co. and was named vice president in 1982. Keene has served as president of The John Roberts Company since 1986 and as Chief Executive Officer since 1994. During his tenure, The John Roberts Company has increased market share and maintained a reputation for technical excellence and the effective integration of new technologies. Spearheading the company’s investment in ISO 9001:2000 certification is just one of the ways in which he has led The John Roberts Company into the highly competitive global economy of the 21st century.
Also joining the board of directors in 2012 are Jules Van Sant, affiliate representative on the board from Pacific Printing Industries Association; Robert G. Cullum, Jr., representing Printing Industries Alliance (PBR Graphics); Norvin Hagan, representing Printing & Imaging Association of Georgia (Geographics Inc.); and Hal Stratton, representing the vendor community (Komori).
About Printing Industries of America
Printing Industries of America is the world’s largest graphic arts trade association, representing an industry with approximately one million employees. It serves the interests of 10,000 member companies. Together with its nationwide affiliate network, Printing Industries delivers products and services that enhance the growth, efficiency, and profitability of its members and the graphic communications industry through advocacy, education, research, and technical information.