KANSAS CITY, MO (November 14, 2008) –Dean Hruby, Henry Wurst, Inc. National Accounts Director, will assume the role of West Region President, effective January 1, 2009, replacing Mark Hanf, who is transferring to the company's Central Region to take over the role as Central Region President effective December 1, 2008.
"Dean is a proven leader, and with his sales background, will bring a strong customer orientation to his role," said Michael Wurst, President and CEO, Henry Wurst, Inc. "I believe that orientation will be quite valuable to Henry Wurst, Inc. as he leads the West Region to great success, and helps our Senior Management team navigate the competitive waters."
Hruby has more than 28 years of sales and sales management experience in the printing industry, with 11 years at Henry Wurst, Inc. Previously, Hruby was the Director of National Accounts for Henry Wurst, Inc. In 2005, Hruby was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Holden Marketing Group, a Colorado-based printing, mailing, call center and fulfillment company. Previously, he was the Vice President of Sales for International Banking Technologies, a division of First Data Corporation, before joining Henry Wurst, Inc. in 1995, where he became Regional Director of Sales.
Hruby's career began at Rocky Mountain Bank Note as a scheduler and planner then progressed during 13 years to Sales Representative, Sales Manager, General Manager, and National Sales Manager.
"I am excited to serve a greater role in a company on the move. This company lives its mission of supporting our customers' businesses - my challenge is to provide such remarkable service that our clients are not only loyal, they actually become advocates for Henry Wurst, Inc.," Hruby said.
Hruby holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from Colorado State University (1978).
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