Gröbenzell, Germany, – Members of the PrintCity Alliance have a big 'Thank You' for Helmut (John) Dangelmaier, their President since 2001, when he steps down on December 31st, 2012.
When he joined the Alliance it was in its early days following drupa 2000, and John played a leading role in guiding and helping grow all alliance worldwide activities and the PrintCity team. With more than 40 years in the Graphic Industry and experience of working within research organisations FOGRA and GATF, cross-industry organisations such as the Web Offset Champion Group, plus being President of MEGTEC Systems for 12 years, John Dangelmaier brought PrintCity unique industry experience.
John has represented PrintCity at International Conferences, Seminars, News Conferences and the Alliance Annual Congress, with authority, knowledge and good business advice.
Josef Aumiller, manroland web systems and Vice President of PrintCity emphasised John Dangelmaier's contribution to Alliance activities by saying, "A unique idea needs unique people, acting with great passion to make it successful. John was extremely well regarded in the global supply industry. His magic touch at PrintCity was to bring people together, to focus all member companies in supporting one overall target: making print more successful."
Arno Dürr, Weilburger Graphics and representative for all PrintCity members confirmed, "It has always been a pleasure to work with John. He has lived PrintCity and offered all his experiences, knowledge and personal network, to make PrintCity successful."
Summarising the importance of John Dangelmaier's work for the Alliance, Rainer Kuhn, PrintCity Managing Director concluded, "We could not have achieved the significant member added value or worldwide market recognition, without his advice and guidance. My special thanks to John for his commitment, passion and friendship over so many years."