Appointments
LL Flex has announced it is realigning its executive management team, led by newly appointed CEO Victor Dixon, and will focus its assets in core markets following Centre Lane Partners’ (CLP) sale of the Oracle Packaging business in Winston-Salem. Headquartered in Louisville, Ky., LL Flex will remain a part of the CLP portfolio of companies.
Drytac has announced the appointment of D’Arcy Lewis to the role of Technical Sales Manager for the company’s industrial division. In his new position, he will be responsible for increasing Drytac’s custom and contract adhesive coating business in the packaging, construction, medical, automotive, label, and industrial markets throughout North America.
Steve Voorhees, Chief Executive Officer of WestRock, has been named RISI North American CEO of the year.
MBO America has promoted Josh Romberg to the position of National Sales Director, where he will oversee all MBO sales activity in the United States.
Komori America announced this week the addition of Richard Freeley to its sales team as Inkjet Sales Manager.
Quadient is welcoming Christian Hartigan as its new President and General Manager of the Americas, where he will help customers and partners accelerate their evolution to a digital experience platform.
After its initial announcement earlier this month, the Xerox Board of Directors has formally appointed John Visentin as Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board. He succeeds Jeff Jacobson, an advocate of a proposed $6.1-billion deal with Fujifilm Holdings Corp. of Japan that was recently scrapped in a settlement with Xerox stakeholders Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason.
Komori America has promoted Mark Milbourn to Vice President of Sales, where he will manage, lead and support the district sales managers for offset and digital press sales and solutions.
Massivit 3D, a provider of large format 3D printing solutions, has appointed Kevin Sykes president for North America.
Canadian Andrew Gunn becomes Director of Production Marketing for Xerox’ North American Operations. His team will support the go-to-market strategy for all of Xerox sales channels for North America in the production print space, from entry-level systems and the iGen series to the company’s growing push in high-end inkjet presses.

Before joining Xerox in mid-2011 to help lead the company's product marketing in Canada, Gunn worked with Eastman Kodak in various executive roles supporting print and workflow. He also previously worked with IKON Office Solutions and Hewlett-Packard in marketing and business development roles.
Bozana Markovic has joined Insource Corp. as a Senior Consultant, Integration Expert, supporting the company’s drive to provide technology and process improvements within printing operations across Canada.  

With more than 15 years of industry experience, Markovic is grounded in Lean Six Sigma principles. She has spent the past 10 years supporting mail-and-distribution service offerings for all Canadian Xerox service sites, as well as consulting services to Non-Xerox clients. Before joining Xerox in 2007, Markovic also spent five years with Pitney Bowes as an Account Manager.

At Insource, Markovic will focus on helping clients by delivering strategic implementations with a focus on innovation, operational improvements and business process optimization.
Helene Blanchette, a prominent Canadian marketing executive, has joined Xerox as Vice President of Marketing for its Graphic Communications division on a worldwide basis. Blanchette is actually returning to Xerox where she worked in executive roles from 1997 to 2014 before taking on a consulting position with the marketing organization GlobalFluency, based in Palo Alto, California.

In 1997, Blanchette was named as the National Marketing Manager for Xerox Canada, where she helped drive that organization’s presence for 10 years. She then took on executive marketing roles for Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific based out of Singapore, looking after the APAC region. This included a position as the company’s International Go To Market Strategy Manager, from 2007 to 2010, and then as Head of the company’s 1:1 Experience Service, while at the same time serving as Senior Manager of Marketing Innovation.


From 2014 to 2016, Blanchette took on the role as Vice President and GM for the Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific’s Digital Marketing Centre of Excellence. She had two primary responsibilities in this role, including serving as the lead of its digital transformation around issues like structure, technology, team and implementation of a new regional digital marketing strategy. At the same time, Blanchette headed up the integration and business development support in Asia Pacific and China of Fuji Xerox business subsidiary FXDMS, a BPO service company (formally Salmat) from Australia, acquired in 2012.

Blanchette then joined GlobalFluency in 2016 as a Senior Management Consultant, a position she held until her new April 2018 posting with Xerox, which is currently waiting for the completion of its purchase by Fujifilm.
John O’Grady is to become President of Eastman Kodak’s Print Systems Division effective April 24, 2018. He currently serves as President of the Consumer and Film Division and is the former General Manager of Worldwide Sales for the Print Systems Division. 

Jason Lisi has been appointed as the next Chair of Ryerson University’s School of Graphic Communications Management (GCM), starting July 1, 2018. Ian Baitz, the outgoing Chair who began his tenure in 2009, will continue as a full-time professor in the GCM program.
Ondrej Kruk, who has helped lead Danaher’s Alltec operation for the past three years, has been appointed as President of X-Rite and Pantone, which are also owned by Danaher.

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