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Springett Named Manroland Sheetfed CEO for U.S. and Canada

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Press release from the issuing company


Manroland Sheetfed GmbH, the German printing press builder, today announced that Mr Sean Springett, 42, has been appointed Chief Executive of its subsidiaries in Chicago IL and Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.

Group CEO, Rafael Penuela-Torres: "As Vice President Sales & Marketing for the USA and Canada for the last four years, with a career in the industry spanning more than twenty years, Sean has held progressively senior leadership positions. He is the natural choice to head up our North American operations"

Springett, who joined Manroland Sheetfed in 2008, said: “Manroland Sheetfed is one of those rare companies to have truly revolutionized the offset market through technology, and I couldn’t be more honoured to have been chosen to lead the company in the USA and Canada".

Sean is a proven leader with strong business credentials. His vision for how our products and services will be experienced in the USA and Canada is exactly what we need as our company enters its next chapter,” said Chief Financial Officer, Brian Gott.

Having worked with him for more than eight years, I feel sure that Sean is the right leader at the right time for Manroland Sheetfed,” said Gina Gigliozzi, Director of Sales Administration.

Former CEO, Mr Mike Mugavaro, 64, passed last month. Mike had been fighting cancer. 'We were all deeply shocked by Mike's untimely death, he had been battling this terrible disease for some time but was determined to carry on as normal for as long as possible. We will miss him and on behalf of everyone that knew him professionally, we extend our deepest sympathies to his family and friends" said Penuela-Torres.



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