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Oct 1, 2010 12:00 AM
Koenig & Bauer AG's (KBA) supervisory board has appointed a
new CFO, Axel Kaufmann, effective October 1, 2010.
“While the creation of the new post was prompted by the
growing complexity of financial processes and regulations,”
KBA reports, “it will also allow president and CEO Helge
Hansen to focus more intensely on the group's strategic
realignment.” Kaufmann's experience includes playing an
instrumental role in restructuring operations, implementing
corporate alliances, mergers, acquisitions / divestments, and
streamlining business infrastructures, qualities KBA cites as
“valuable experience for his new position at KBA.”
Chris Lyons has joined Kodak as global segment director
to oversee activity in six primary segments of the graphic arts
industry: commercial print, publishing, packaging, data-driven
printing, enterprise and photo products. Within these segments,
Lyons is responsible for maximizing investments in marketing,
advertising, messaging, and online activity around the world.
San Diego-based LAK Advertising, Inc., along with sister
company VDP Direct, welcomes Mike Chiricuzio as its new vice
president of operations, bringing with him >30 years' experience
in all aspects of the graphic communications industry.
Sun Chemical (Parsippany, NJ) has named Charles Murray
president, North American Inks. Murray replaces Brian Leen, who is
leaving the graphic arts industry after an 18-year career at Sun
Baltimore-based Victor Graphics, Inc. has hired Dominick
Petrellese as a new NY / NJ salesperson. Dominick comes to
Victor Graphics with an extensive background in production,
manufacturing and sales.
Niles, IL-based direct mail printer Johnson & Quin has
appointed Michael Hock as senior account executive for the