Worzalla's Kris Koch to Retire, Brian McManus to Succeed Him as VP of Operations
STEVENS POINT, Wis. — June 10, 2016 — Worzalla has announced the retirement of Kris Koch, VP of operations. Koch has been with the company since 2011.
“Kris Koch has brought steady and solid leadership to this organization in a time of huge change in the book manufacturing industry,” states Worzalla CEO Jim Fetherston. “Along with his many other attributes, we will miss Kris’ judgment, sense of fairness and his ability to innovate.”
Succeeding Koch is Brian McManus, who will assume the position of VP of operations upon Koch’s departure in mid-July.
McManus joined Worzalla in May of 2015 after nearly 20 years in roles of progressively greater manufacturing management responsibility with Banta and then RR Donnelley, which acquired Banta in 2006. Immediately prior to joining Worzalla, McManus held the position of VP of manufacturing and GM of RR Donnelley’s Long Prairie, Minn., facility.
Worzalla is a print solutions provider specializing in book production. Located in Stevens Point, Wis., the 100% employee-owned company has been in business for over a century.