George Drew joins KBA North America in project manager position
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Press release from the issuing company
KBA North America, a global press manufacturer based in Dallas, Texas, has named George Drew as its new project manager for North America. Drew will be managing a knowledgeable team to oversee entire sheetfed press installations at KBA customer sites. His position is to ensure that the customer’s entire site—encompassing electrical, mechanical, and building---is prepped for a smooth and efficient start-up to maximize press productivity and streamline the process.
“KBA has earned a distinguished reputation as a world-class press manufacturer and leader in new press models and technology for printers large and small,” says Drew. “It has a long stable history and corporate commitment to its customers. I’m proud to join this expanding organization where I will be able to work with an enthusiastic and knowledgeable team directly with customers.”
Drew entered the printing industry in 1985 and brings with him over 25 years of extensive graphic arts experience in equipment sales and service. For the past four years, he has held the position of project manager for another press manufacturer, in which he conducted pre-installation meetings with new and existing customers to outline equipment installations, provided customer-subcontractor interface for installation services, press performance evaluations, plant workflow, and installation budget and time-line management. His previous positions have included field service manager, district sales manager, and operations manager in Maine, New York, and Illinois. Currently, Drew lives in Dallas; he is married with two children.
“We are pleased to introduce George Drew to our service team,” says Mark Hischar, president and CEO of KBA North America. “His vast experience in sales and service will enhance our customer commitment and will prove invaluable in supporting KBA’s leadership role.”
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