By Jon Robinson
CANADA’S MOST INFLUENTIAL PRINTER 2010:
GROUP B CANDIDATES
John Gagliano PA50 2010 #2 ranking
Joining his family’s business in 1982, Gagliano is in charge of Canada’s largest privately held printing operation, with four major print facilities and 54 digital print centres across Canada. He is overseeing the final stages of a multi-million-dollar plant revitalization project, involving a 17-acre print communications campus in Concord. Gagliano played a major role in St. Joseph being named by Deloitte as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies for the seventh consecutive year.
An early adopter of digital-content integration, Bacopulos’ Web Offset division produces traditional print, while IMprint and LinkPath focus on Internet-based publishing.
With dozens of community newspapers across BC and Alberta in Black Press’ publishing arm, O’Connor is responsible for a vast network of printing assets and activity.
Founded in 1959, Odell in 2009 generated $350 million in revenues out of 24 facilities across Canada, while employing close to 2,000 people.
Joining the family business in 1999, 34-year-old Pauptit and business partner David Gallant took ownership of the innovative and youthful printing company in 2009.