Three New Directors at CPISC
The Canadian Printing Industries Sector Council (CPISC) has appointed Normand Richard, André Houde, and Tony Karg as new members of its board.
Normand Richard becomes Employer Director for the CPISC Board of Directors. He currently serves as VP of Human Resources within the Print Sector of Transcontinental in Vaughan, Ontario. Prior to joining Transcontinental in 2002, he was Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development at Domtar.
André Houde joins the CPISC Board as an ex‐officio member, representing a provincial sector council. He is a Market Developer at Marquis Imprimeur in Montreal and has also been a member of the Comité sectoriel de main‐d’oeuvre des communications graphiques du Québec (CSMO) since 2003, receiving the CSMO Award of Excellence in 2010.
Tony Karg also joins the CPISC Board as an ex‐officio member, representing an industry supplier. He currently works with Fujifilm Canada as Senior Director of Business Development & Marketing, Graphics. Karg has 22 years of printing-industry experience.
“The addition of these new members complements our Board’s diverse skill sets and specializations, ensuring we have the best available resources as we move forward with our new strategic plan,” said Duncan Brown, Co‐Chair of CPISC and National Director of CEP Graphical Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada.
“We are fortunate to have such an engaged Board of Directors,” said Jeff Ekstein, Co‐Chair of CPISC and President and CEO of Willow Printing Group Ltd. “Our sincerest appreciation is extended to our retiring board members, Michel Cliche, Brian Ellis and Nicole Desloges.”