Jan 16, 2007 -- As a result of integrating the North American web and sheetfed business units into one combined entity, KBA North America has announced the following sales staff changes, effective immediately:
Heinz Schmid assumes the position of senior vice president, web press sales.
Gary Owen has been appointed vice president, sales and communications newspapers – regional.
Bruce Richardson and Steve Brown have become sales managers, East and West, respectively.
Ralf Sammeck, president and CEO of KBA North America, commented that, “The combined experience of over 100 years of our dedicated newspaper sales staff demonstrates to our customers the serious commitment that we have made to the North American market.”
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