Sean Springett Appointed CEO of North American Manroland Sheetfed Subsidiaries
CHICAGO — December 19, 2016 — Manroland Sheetfed GmbH, the German printing press builder, today announced that Sean Springett, 42, has been appointed chief executive of its subsidiaries in Chicago and Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.
Group CEO Rafael Penuela-Torres said: "As vice president sales and marketing for the USA and Canada for the last four years, with a career in the industry spanning more than 20 years, Sean has held progressively senior leadership positions. He is the natural choice to head up our North American operations."
Springett, who joined Manroland Sheetfed in 2008, said: “Manroland Sheetfed is one of those rare companies to have truly revolutionized the offset market through technology, and I couldn’t be more honored to have been chosen to lead the company in the USA and Canada."
CFO Brian Gott noted, "Sean is a proven leader with strong business credentials. His vision for how our products and services will be experienced in the USA and Canada is exactly what we need as our company enters its next chapter.
Gina Gigliozzi, director of sales administration also added, "Having worked with him for more than eight years, I feel sure that Sean is the right leader at the right time for Manroland Sheetfed."
Former CEO, Mr. Mike Mugavaro, 64, passed away last month after a bravely fought battle with cancer. "We were all deeply shocked by Mike's untimely death, he had been battling this terrible disease for some time but was determined to carry on as normal for as long as possible. We will miss him and on behalf of everyone that knew him professionally, we extend our deepest sympathies to his family and friends," said Penuela-Torres.
About Manroland Sheetfed
Manroland Sheetfed GmbH is a leading German producer of sheetfed offset litho printing presses. Founded in 1871, the company is one of the oldest producers of printing presses in the world. Today, the company has subsidiaries in over 40 countries and is a global watchword for supreme quality and reliability. Manroland Sheetfed GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of the privately owned UK engineering group, Langley Holdings plc.
Source: Manroland Sheetfed.