New Sales Structure: KPG Appoints Four Key Posts in US&C Sales Organization
Monday, November 18, 2002
Norwalk, Connecticut, USA — Kodak Polychrome Graphics (KPG) today announced four key appointments as part of a repositioning of the Company’s sales organization in the United States and Canada. The new sales structure will help KPG deliver superior service to customers in a changing graphic arts industry, according to Andrew Copley, President, Americas, KPG. "We want our customers to know that they can rely on KPG for solutions to the challenges and opportunities that they face every day," said Copley. "We will continue to focus our sales team around a ‘Customer Centric’ approach that ensures KPG customers have access to the most appropriate resources KPG can provide — no matter what segment they’re operating in or how big their business is." In announcing the new appointments, Copley noted that Richard Mazur, Vice President, Sales, US&C, will continue to lead the Company’s sales organization in the region. Mazur joined KPG in 1998 as Worldwide Director of CtP Marketing. He was named Vice President, Sales in the US&C in 2000. Reporting to Mazur will be: Richard Rindo, Director of Segment Sales, who will be responsible for KPG’s newspaper, channel sales and digital equipment segments, as well as Canada. Rindo is KPG’s former Western Zone Director. Todd Zimmerman, Director of Field Based Sales and National Accounts, who will be responsible for KPG’s Regional Sales Managers, as well as the Company’s National Accounts and Packaging Segment Team. Zimmerman returns to the US&C role after serving for three years as KPG’s Nordic Business Unit Director. Bob Rohr, Director of Sales and Technical Operations, who will be responsible for identifying and creating sales processes that improve efficiency and effectiveness for customers and for KPG. He will oversee Sales Operations, Sales Technical Support and Sales Training. He previously served as Director of Business Operations. Michele Laird-Williams, Director of Print Media, who will spearhead the expansion of KPG’s Print Media program beyond publishing and into the corporate, creative and packaging segments. Laird-Williams previously served as KPG’s Eastern Zone Director. "Our goal is to be the company that best answers the question, ’How can we help you?’ for our customers," Mazur said. "KPG has the most knowledgeable and experienced team of people in the graphic arts industry. With these changes, I’m confident that we have the right people exactly where they need to be to ensure our customers receive superior service." About Kodak Polychrome Graphics Kodak Polychrome Graphics provides one of the broadest portfolios of digital, conventional and business solutions available in the graphic arts industry today. Products and services include a wide range of computer-to-plate and conventional lithographic plate products, digital halftone, inkjet, and analog proofing products, digital printing applications, color workflow tools, consulting services and Kodak branded graphic arts films. With headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA, KPG serves customers around the globe with regional offices in the United States, Europe, Japan, Asia Pacific and Latin America. Additional information regarding Kodak Polychrome Graphics may be found on the company's website: www.kpgraphics.com.