PEOPLE IN THE NEWS
Bay Copy Honors 34-year
Longevity is something not
in short supply at Bay Copy (www.baycopy.com), which celebrated its 41st
anniversary this year. See More/Less
Recently, the company also honored 34-year
employee Ron Cichowski, their Technical Director, who retired in June after 34
years of service to the company. Bay Copy CEO Ray Belanger, in honoring his
veteran employee's many accomplishments, quipped, "Ron's been here longer
than I have!"
Cichowski, a Carver resident, first joined Bay
Copy in December of 1979 as a Copier Technician, armed with a Bachelor of
Science Degree in Photography from Rochester Institute of Technology. Through
the years, he advanced through different positions in the company to Senior
Technician, Service Manager, and finally Director of Technical Services.
Bay Copy honored Cichowski at a luncheon at
their facility. Visitors included State Representative Rhonda Nyman, who
presented Ron with several official commendations from the Legislature.
Photo Caption: Ron Cichowski far left, State
Representative Rhonda Nyman (second from left). Shown, also, are (third from
left) Bay Copy founder Ray Belanger, Sr. and far right, present CEO Ray
Des Plaines Office
Equipment (DPOE) Names Jill Silverstein As Account Manager
Des Plaines Office Equipment (DPOE), the Chicago area's leading provider of
office equipment solutions, has announced that Jill Silverstein of Chicago, IL
has been named as an Account Manager, operating from the company's downtown
Chicago location. In this role, she will cultivate relationships with
prospective customers, in addition to ensuring that current accounts are
maintained up-to-date with new programs and technology offered by DPOE.
James MacDonald Named Vice President Of Marketing
NAZDAR Ink Technologies (www. nazdar.com) has announced that James
MacDonald has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Marketing for
Nazdar Ink Technologies.
Previously, he has led our Nazdar, Ltd.
marketing team and advanced the marketing efforts for our digital product
lines. With over 20 years experience in the industry, Mr. MacDonald's primary
focus will be to develop and implement marketing strategies to expand Nazdar's
"We recognize the need to integrate our
geographic marketing resources into a global marketing organization led by
dedicated, focused executive leadership," said Richard Bowles, President
of Nazdar Ink Technologies. "James' understanding of marketing, our
product lines and market segments along with the experienced staff he will lead
will create an effective marketing organization."
Experienced Leader Is First African-American And First Woman To
"It is a great honor to have been nominated by the President and confirmed
by the Senate to lead the GPO," said Vance-Cooks. "I look forward to
working with everyone who shares a stake in our historic mission of Keeping
America Informed as we continue transitioning our products and services to meet
the needs of Congress, Federal agencies, and the public in this digital
Dan Maffeo Joins FFEI Ltd
FFEI, industry manufacturer, has announced that Dan Maffeo has joined the
company as Vice President, Sales to lead its North America sales drive. He has
been tasked to establish new business partners to support sales, and establish
channels in the North American market.See More/Less
"I've known and worked with Dan for many
years," said Andy Cook, Managing Director, FFEI. "He has a deep
understanding of channel distribution and OEM relationships."
In accepting the position, Maffeo stated,
"I'm thrilled to be back working with Andy and his team to represent an
outstanding product portfolio including RealPro Workflow and Packaging
software, CTP equipment and digital inkjet printing devices. I believe FFEI is
well positioned to bring valued-added solutions to a wide range of printing