Cenveo, Inc. Announces Appointments of Michael W. Harris and Thomas W. Oliva
Tuesday, September 27, 2005
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 26 -- Robert G. Burton, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer announced today the appointments of Michael "Max" W. Harris and Thomas W. Oliva. Mr. Harris has been appointed to the position, Vice Chairman, President Commercial Print and Mr. Oliva has been appointed to the role of Vice Chairman, President Envelope and Resale. Both executives will report directly to Mr. Burton. Mr. Burton stated: "Max and Tom are two of the finest printing executives in the entire industry. They are proven leaders, who we expect will deliver on our commitment to improve the results of the business. They both will be key players on the team as we begin our cost containment initiatives and begin the process of transitioning Cenveo into the industry leader." In regard to his appointment, Mr. Harris stated: "I feel fortunate to have the opportunity to work with Mr. Burton and the team again. I welcome the opportunity to be a catalyst for positive change for the Commercial print platform. My thirty years of experience in commercial printing will give me the ability to make immediate and meaningful contributions. Our expansive and diverse product offering has the real potential to thrive and deliver improved results for our investors and customers and secure a strong future for all our employees." In regard to his appointment, Mr. Oliva stated: "With the changes that Mr. Burton will implement at Cenveo over the coming months, I am tremendously excited about this opportunity to join the team as the senior manager responsible for the Envelope and Resale businesses. I have worked with Bob many times in the past and know first hand his ability to lead a team that consistently delivers results. From what I have seen in my short time at Cenveo, I believe that we have a tremendous opportunity to become the industry leader in the envelope market." Mr. Burton Concluded: "I have been to battle with Tom and Max at my side before, and I am completely confident that they will once again deliver for shareholders. Their sales and manufacturing experience along with their results-orientated approach will immediately raise the level of performance for our operations. I could not have selected two better leaders for this organization going forward than these two gentlemen. They both share my commitment to turning Cenveo's financial performance around while at the same time elevating the value we provide our investors, customers and employees." Mr. Harris's biography Prior to joining Cenveo, Inc., Mr. Harris co-founded OEM, an optical disc manufacturing company in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 2001 and has since served as its Chairman and CEO. Prior to OEM, Mr. Harris spent 27 years in the commercial printing industry. Beginning his printing career in 1973 with World Color Press, he served in various manufacturing positions before moving into senior business management. He was appointed to the position of Executive Vice President of Manufacturing for World Color Press in 1991. Mr. Harris also held responsibility for directing all of the R&D and engineering activities, as well as capital spending. He oversaw all plant and business expansion, and assisted with the majority of the acquisitions World Color made through its rapid growth. Mr. Oliva's biography Prior to joining Cenveo, Inc., Mr. Oliva held a series of senior executive positions at Moore Wallace Inc., including the role of President and Chief Operating Officer, as well as Group President of the Forms and Label Division along with the Outsourcing Division. Prior to Moore Wallace, Mr. Oliva was the Group President for the Gravure Catalog and Magazine Division of World Color, later named Quebecor World. During his tenure with World Color he held various positions including President of the National Sales Group and Senior Vice President of Catalog Sales. Prior to joining World Color Mr. Oliva held various sales management positions for Quebecor Printing. He started his printing career with RR Donnelley as a sales executive.