PEOPLE IN THE NEWS
Chip Miceli Leads
National Trade Association In First International Meeting
Upon taking over the duties as President of the national trade
association Select Dealer Group, Chip vowed to be an active president, saying
that he wanted to visit member locations and really help bring the group to the
Recently, he helped orchestrate precisely that,
with a trip to Australia to host a meeting at the offices of Think Office
Technology, a unique partnership of five technology businesses located in major
regional centers in Queensland. In all, eleven members of the Select Dealer
Group traveled for a 20-day trip to visit Think Office Technology - the only
non-American member of the Select Dealer Group - and see how office equipment
issues are handled "down under." Their host was Brett Beaumont,
Director, who founded Think Office Technology in Gladstone in 1993 and is the
only Australian member in the organization.
Changes At Konica
Nobuo (Ned) Umehara, former president and CEO of Konica Minolta Business
Solutions USA, has moved back to the company's Tokyo Headquarters. Toshi-Mitsu
(Tom) Taiko has taken over the senior leadership role within the organization.
President and COO Rick Taylor has accepted an expanded role as a member of
Konica Minolta's Global Strategy Council.
Bay Copy CEO
Ray Belanger Elected First Vice Chair of South Shore Chamber of Commerce Board
Ray Belanger, CEO of Bay Copy has been elected First Vice Chair of the South
Shore Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. See More/Less
As such, he is second in the line of succession
to Chairing the Chamber's Board of Directors, a duty he will assume in 2014. In
his current role, he will work closely with the current Chair of the Board, as
well as with CEO Peter Forman and COO Robert Rivers. Ray is an active member of
the South Shore Chamber and has served the Chamber in a number of capacities
during his time as a member.
Van Son Hires Fedorys
Van Son Holland Ink Corporation is excited to announce the selection of Paul
Fedorys as Business Development Manager for the Wide Format Ink division.
Van Son's Wide Format division has been growing
in response to increased demand for Wide Format Inks. In his new role, Fedorys
will be working to bridge new relationships with industry leaders, contribute
to the overall strategic marketing plan, and lead efforts for Wide Format
"I am particularly pleased to have Paul
join our sales team. Having been associated with him in other businesses in the
past I know him to be a strong, effective and dedicated professional who will
ensure the continued growth of our Wide Format Division." said Joseph
Bendowski, CEO of Van Son Holland Ink Corporation of America.
Mills Appointed At
Grand-format printer manufacturer Inca Digital, Cambridge, UK, has announced
the appointment of Dr. John Mills as the firm's new CEO. Mills has extensive
experience developing and commercializing advanced industrial technologies,
specifically in the fields of inkjet and plastic electronics.
New Appointment At
Digital printing ink manufacturer INX International Ink Co., Schamburg, Ill.,
has named Craig Reid as the firm's director of global strategy - digital. Reid
is a graphics industry veteran with a long list of marketing and business
And Safety Winner
Stewart Belden of Valissis in Wichita, KS, is the 2013 recipient of the Gary R.
Reniker Environmental Health and Safety Professional of the Year Award,
presented by the Printing & Imaging Association of MidAmerica (PIA