NEENAH, WI—Outlook Group announced the appointment of Glen Yurjevich as CEO. He succeeds Cal Aurand, chairman of Outlook Group's board of directors, who was serving as interim CEO. Aurand will continue in his role as chairman. Yurjevich most recently served as interim president of Whitefield Industrial Coatings in Oshkosh, WI, an industrial coating and paint company.
SUSSEX, WI—A decline in orders and the dismal economy has forced Quad/Graphics hand again, prompting the nation's largest privately-held printer to lay off 140 employees, according to BizTimes Milwaukee. Most of the cuts will be made in Wisconsin, with prepress and its QuadTech operations absorbing the reductions. The company laid off roughly 550 people earlier this year.
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CUDAHY, WI—Arthur Wetzel, who spent 73 years making Wetzel Brothers one of the Midwest's leading printers, passed away March 12 at the age of 105. Mr. Wetzel spent his entire career working at the company founded by his father, Ignaz, and his uncle, August. He was president of the PIA in the 1950s, and championed early innovations such as offset printing on plastic substrates and waterless printing. Mr. Wetzel sold his company to Consolidated Graphics in 1999.
NEENAH, WI—Stephanie Streeter, the previous chairman, president and CEO of the former Banta Corp., has been named interim head of the U.S. Olympic Committee. A former basketball player during her days at Stanford University, the 51-year-old Streeter will have her hands full. The USOC is in need of multimillion-dollar budget cuts and staff reductions. She will also be helping the Chicago contingent prepare and try to win its bid to host the 2016 Games.