WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT, INC. NAMES NEW PRESIDENT OF ITS SFI SUBSIDIARY
Press release from the issuing company
PALM BEACH, Fla., April 5, 2000 - Workflow Management, Inc. (NASDAQ-WORK), a leading supplier of business printing and supply chain management services, today announces the appointment of Mr. Robert “Rick” Wesley to the position of President of its SFI subsidiary. Mr. Wesley fills the vacancy created by Roger Kimps who has opted to return to his home state of Wisconsin and serve as SFI’s Midwest Regional Vice President.
A veteran of the industry, Mr. Wesley began his lifelong printing career as a pressman for a local printer while attending high school. After graduating from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Mr. Wesley served in various management and development functions of the print manufacturing and distribution industry. This experience culminated in his establishing and growing Wesley Business Forms, a successful company that developed a reputation for numerous patents and innovations.
In 1992, Mr. Wesley joined the SFI team to lead its mergers and acquisitions operations. Since that time, Mr. Wesley has served in a variety of executive level positions within the Workflow family of companies including a position as SFI’s Southeast Regional Vice President, and most recently, the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for its iGetSmart.com Division. In his post at iGetSmart.com, Mr. Wesley proved his ability to deliver results as he played an integral part in the development of the company’s successful e-commerce business model. Additionally, Mr. Wesley quickly recognized and initiated efforts to capitalize on the iGetSmartTM system’s capabilities outside of the print industry.
Tom D’Agostino, Jr., Workflow Co-President and President and Chief Executive Officer of iGetSmart.com, commented, “We’re excited to see Rick lead the SFI team. His background in all aspects of the industry, from manufacturing and distribution to electronic print management and e-printing, have made him uniquely qualified to lead this subsidiary into the future. His recent experience on the iGetSmart.com team has tested and proven his leadership beyond printing to include the B2B, e-commerce arena as well. In his role at iGetSmart.com, Rick was a key leader in educating and ‘evangelizing’ the business community about Workflow’s evolutionary, end-to-end supply chain management and e-distribution system. Taking these talents into leadership at SFI, I’m confident that Rick will challenge and energize the dynamic SFI sales force to further maximize their use of the iGetSmart system to save clients’ time and money in their print procurement operations and further solidify our preeminence as an industry innovator.”
Mr. D’Agostino, Jr. continued, “Rick’s industry knowledge and long history of leadership within Workflow have enabled him to take the helm of SFI without missing a beat. This appointment is just another shining example of the tremendous depth of management that we have fostered within the Workflow companies. I look forward, with anticipation, to the great progress that the SFI team will make in accomplishing our corporate goals as we continue to outpace our competitors through our cutting-edge technology and unprecedented dedication to delivering measurable results for our clients.”
Commenting on his new post as President of SFI, Rick Wesley responded, “This is a defining moment in the 70 year history of SFI. We have grown to become the nation’s largest distributor of print and office consumables. In my opinion, we have the industry’s best-equipped sales force, powered by iGetSmart.com, the industry’s most versatile and extensive supply chain management tool. I count it an honor to have this opportunity to lead this dynamic team.”
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