Presstek Appoints Gail Smith Sales Channel Manager for North America
Friday, October 04, 2002
HUDSON, N.H., Oct. 3 -- Presstek, Inc., a leading provider of direct digital imaging technology, today announced that Gail G. Smith has joined the company as Sales Channel Manager for North America. As sales channel manager, Smith is responsible for directing, training and managing Presstek's CTP sales staff and channels in North America. She reports directly to David Ventola, general manager of Presstek's CTP business unit. Smith brings more than 20 years of strategic channel and direct sales management, domestic and international, to Presstek. Throughout her career, Smith has held sales management positions for technology companies in the imaging, computer graphics, video animation, pre-press and publishing markets. Most recently, she was business development director at Plural Inc. and district manager at Micronpc.com. She has also worked as a market development executive for Apple Computer and director of international sales and marketing at CrystalGraphics. "We are very pleased that Gail has joined our sales management team. She has a proven track record in implementing and managing effective sales strategies," said David Ventola, Presstek's General Manager of CTP. "Gail's expertise and efforts will be focused toward expanding Presstek's CTP system and consumable sales in North America." Smith holds a M.B.A. from Boston University Graduate School of Management. Additionally, she earned a master's of science degree from Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA, where she held a graduate assistantship. Smith also completed a Rotary International Graduate Fellowship at the University of Costa Rica, San Jose. Smith received her bachelor's of arts degree at the University of Michigan.