MIDLOTHIAN, Texas--Oct. 6, 2005-- Ennis, Inc. today announced the appointment of Richard L. Travis, Jr. as Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Travis, who is age 50, replaces Harve Cathey, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer who is retiring. The appointment is effective November 1, 2005.
"Rick Travis, an accomplished executive with extensive corporate financial experience in a variety of sectors, is the ideal person to step into the CFO role and help guide our Company as we enter our next phase of growth," said Keith Walters, Ennis' Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer. "We will miss Harve Cathey and wish him the best in his retirement as he has served faithfully and diligently for 37 years with the Company," noted Mr. Walters.
Most recently, Mr. Travis was Chief Financial Officer of Peerless Mfg. Co. in Dallas, TX. Previously, he served in a variety of senior financial roles as Chief Financial Officer for TrinTel Communications, Inc., CT Holdings, Inc., and Texwood Industries, Inc.
Mr. Travis is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of Florida Atlantic University.
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