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IDEAlliance Welcomes New Slate of Officers and Directors

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Press release from the issuing company

Alexandria, Virginia - IDEAlliance® is pleased to announce the election of its 2015 Officers and Board of Directors. The new slate of executives, comprised of international leaders from across the media supply chain, will lead the organization at a continued time of transformation for the association and its members.

“IDEAlliance is at the front of our industry’s dynamic evolvement in 2015 and I look forward to supporting the Association as Board Chair at this exciting time,” commented Joe Duncan, SVP, Group Executive Producer, Retail Production, Arc & Leo Burnett. “The need for speed to market, innovation and relevant content across multiple platforms is challenging all communication touch points, not just publishing. The opportunity has never been this dynamic and we look forward to integrating the needs of our industry, our membership, and our sponsor partners in 2015 and beyond.”

"The IDEAlliance Board of Directors continues to provide visionary leadership for the organization to pursue bold objectives and transformative new programs," stated David J. Steinhardt, IDEAlliance President & CEO. "As companies transform to take advantage of new technologies while advancing the power of print, IDEAlliance looks forward to continuing to offer best-in-class specifications, training, and certification programs for the total media supply chain."

Officers Elected in 2015


Joe Duncan

SVP, Group Executive Producer,

Retail Production

Arc & Leo Burnett

Chicago, IL

Vice Chair

Marriott Winchester

Executive Vice President

SGS International, LLC

Louisville, KY


Neil Johnson

VP Technical Solutions & Support

FUJIFILM North America Corporation

Graphic Systems Division

Hanover Park, IL


Christopher G. Lien


BCC Software

Rochester, NY

Past Chair

Laura C. Reid – Ex-Officio

Vice President of Production

Hearst Magazines

New York, NY

President & CEO

David J. Steinhardt – Ex-officio


Alexandria, VA

Continuing Directors

Directors Newly Elected in 2015

Hye-Jeong Ahn

Managing Director

Graphics World (Korea)

Seoul, KOREA

Joe Cha



Los Angeles, CA

Daniel Dejan

North American ETC Print &

Creative Manager

SAPPI Fine Paper

Hixson, TN

Stephen Kaufman

Chief Technology Officer &

Sr. VP Production Technology

Chief Technology Office

SGK Inc, a Div. of Matthews International

Des Plaines, IL

Dino Pagliarello

Director, Product Marketing

Konica Minolta Business Solutions

Ramsey, NJ

Joan Solà

Executive Vice President, Chief Global Markets

Zinio LLC

Barcelona, SPAIN


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