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Roland DGA Announces Major Changes To Its Executive Management Team
Roland DGA Corp. has announced major changes to its executive management team. Effective Jan. 1, 2013, Rick Scrimger, formerly Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Roland DGA, will replace current Roland DGA President Dave Goward, who has been appointed President of Worldwide Sales and Executive Officer for Roland DG.

Goward will continue with Roland DGA through the remainder of 2013 as Chief Executive Officer, providing strategic guidance. Scrimger, as President of Roland DGA, will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the company and providing critical market insight to Roland DG's product development team.


Ursula Burns Wins 2013 Prism Award
Ursula Burns, chairman and CEO of Xerox, has been named the recipient of the 2013 Prism Award, presented by the advisory board of the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS) Graphic Communications Management and Technology graduate program.


Timothy Keran Of Western Graphics Honored For Commitment To Continuous Improvement
Timothy Keran, CEO and owner of Western Graphics, is the inaugural recipient of Printing Industries of America's "Managing for Improvement" Award. The award is bestowed upon a manager in the printing industry who has demonstrated the ability to create real and lasting improvement for his or her company.

Keran was selected by the judges from among a variety of nominations received nationwide. His nominator lauded his success at creating a culture that has inspired Western Graphics employees to share their knowledge and creativity.

In the last five years, the company has completed more than 2,000 employee-initiated projects and demonstrated striking improvements in rework, lost-time accidents, and sales per employee. At monthly all-staff meetings Keran reviews finances, shares team-by-team results, and recognizes employees.

Supervisors hold quarterly coaching conversations with each employee. Keran also instituted a profit sharing plan that rewards employees for improving efficiency and customer satisfaction. Western Graphics is a 50-employee commercial printing company in St. Paul, Minnesota. The company is a six-time recipient of Printing Industries of America's "Best Workplace in the Americas" Award.


Ultraflex Appoints Bieger As Eastern Territory Sales Manager
Ultraflex Systems, your exceptional supplier of quality print media from 30" to 198" is proud to announce Bill Bieger as their new Eastern Territory Sales Manager for the following states and provinces: United States (CT, DC, DE, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT) and Ontario, Canada.

Bieger is an innovative Sales and Marketing executive with over 20 years in color output solution sales in the software and inkjet industries. He is well versed in building relationships and partnerships with media, software, and printer manufacturing companies.


Sakuri Announces Promotion Of Diannah Perez
Diannah Perez has been promoted to Controller for Sakurai's North American operations. The announcement was made March 5th by Greg Friesser, General Manager, Sakurai USA, Inc. Perez, who was previously Accounting Manager, will have increased responsibility for management of all financial procedures and systems, accounts payables, receivables, billings, and collections in addition to supporting customer service for Sakurai offset and screen press systems.

"Diannah Perez has been an integral part of the Sakurai team since joining the company twelve years ago. We are pleased to recognize her contributions and dedication to Sakurai's success with this promotion", Friesser said.

Publisher's Note: We at Dealer Communicator extend personal wishes for continued success, and good health to enjoy it all!


Congratulations, Henry!
The AIMED Hall of Fame, an exclusive group of long time industry leaders, is proud to welcome its newest member - Henry Sanders. Henry recently retired from Memphis Communications after a long and very successful career. Henry owned and operated Mail Technology, an independent dealership in Memphis, TN.

Henry has been a member of AIMED for many years, serving multiple terms on the Board of Directors, including two terms as AIMED President. His calm leadership style along with his vision for the industry helped AIMED to have a significant impact on the mailing industry and the success of the independent dealer channel.

Thanks, Henry, for many years of service and congratulations on your induction into the AIMED Hall of Fame!


DPOE Names Nicole Pawlowski as Account Manager
Des Plaines Office Equipment (DPOE), the Chicago area's leading provider of office equipment solutions, announces that Nicole Pawlowski of Palatine, IL has been named as an Account Manager, operating from the company's Elk Grove Village 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.


Ron Hall of Fellers Selected
Ron Hall, Fellers, has been selected as an outstanding Industry Sales Rep, as seen in Sign & Digital Graphics Magazine.


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