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Hischar Elected Chairman of NPES

October 23, 2017  By PrintAction Staff

Mark Hischar, President and CEO of Dallas, Texas-based Koenig & Bauer North America, becomes the Chairman of NPES, The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies. The group helps organize the annual Graph Expo fall tradeshow in Chicago.

Three new directors have also been elected to the NPES Board for a three-year term expiring in 2020, including: Kelly Mandarano, Director, WW Marketing & Communications and VP, Print Systems Division, Eastman Kodak Company; Doug Schardt, Director of Product Management, Komori USA; and Kevin Abergel, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, MGI. Brent Moncrief, VP, Strategic Marketing & Brand Management, Fujifilm North America, was also named a new director of the NPES board for a two-year term.

Fred DeBolt, ‎Vice President Marketing Excellence, North American Operation, Xerox, and Felix Mueller, ‎Senior Vice President Equipment,‎ Heidelberg USA, have also joined the NPES board for a one-year term.


Other directors re-elected to the Board with terms expiring in 2018 are: Mal Baboyian, EVP, Canon Solutions America (Immediate Past President); D.J. Burgess, President & CEO, Burgess Industries; Marc Olin, CFO, EFI; Ronald Rose, President, Nova Pressroom Products; and Nick Bruno, President, Harris & Bruno International.

NPES board member newly elected to the NPES Executive Committee to serve as Treasurer is Deirdre Ryder, CEO & President, VITS International.

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