ECRM announces retirement of Torben Rysgaard
Thursday, October 08, 2009
Press release from the issuing company
TEWKSBURY, MA -- ECRM today announced the retirement of Torben Rysgaard effective October 31st, 2009. Mr. Rysgaard has been the Vice President of the ECRM Polyester CTP Division since May 2006.
With Torbens retirement, ECRM will shift senior management responsibilities of the Polyester division to the ECRM headquarters in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. Effective November 1st, 2009, ECRMs Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Doug Barr, will assume responsibility of overseeing the management of the Polyester CTP business, as well as continue his responsibilities for the ECRM Violet CTP and associated products. Mr. Barr will be working closely with the key business partners who are critical to the companys success in the Polyester CTP market. For more information, visit www.ecrm.com.
About Torben Rysgaard
Mr. Rysgaard, a 26-year veteran of the graphic arts industry, had been closely linked with Esko Graphics international success from 1983 until the ECRM acquisition in 2006. During his tenure, he held positions of increasing responsibility in sales and marketing management and had extensive success in developing and growing critical OEM business in the graphic arts marketplace. He is credited with establishing relationships with many of the industrys leading manufacturers and distributors. Since 2006, as Vice President he has headed up ECRMs sales and marketing business for the polyester product line from ECRMs Copenhagen, Denmark offices.
Torben joined ECRM at the time of the ECRM acquisition of the Polyester Division of the ESKO Graphics in 2005, and was named Vice President, Polyester CTP Division in May of 2006, noted ECRM President and CEO Rick Black. He came to our company with 23 years of service with Esko Graphics. Torben has played an integral leadership role in the successful integration of this business unit into the ECRM organization. We wish to take this opportunity to express our sincere thanks to Torben for his contribution and dedication to ECRM. We also want to extend our best wishes to Torben for a long and healthy retirement in Denmark.