Wilmington, MA, August 21, 2008 - Continuing with the growth plans announced at Graph Expo 2007 by Filip Buyse, President and CEO of Prism, Michelle Mikka-Van Der Stuyf has accepted the position of Operations Manager for Prism North America. This newly created role is in response to an increase in Prism's market share in North America and the continued planned expansion throughout the United States and Canada. Mikka-Van Der Stuyf has direct responsibility for all implementation, consulting, and customer support staff and reports to the Global Director of Professional Services and Technology, Kathy Mitchell.
Michelle is a 13 year veteran of Jet Lithocolor in Downers Grove, Illinois, where she was the Director of Information Technology. Jet Lithocolor is a long time customer of Prism.
"I've worked with the Prism team for over five years during which time I helped select, implement, and support Prism WIN at Jet. I'm a strong believer in the value WIN brings to graphic arts companies and the professionalism and skill of the staff," said Mikka-Van Der Stuyf. "I'm looking forward to working with the team and our customers and continuing the tradition at Prism of professional implementations that deliver business value."
Michelle's experience includes the development of an innovative e-commerce solution for gift card/retail fulfillment as well as other complex development projects which have provided creative solutions to solve varied business challenges.
"As our North American customer base continues to grow," stated Kathy Mitchell, "it is important that Prism maintains the same level of service that our existing customers have grown to expect. Michelle brings us great leadership and interpersonal skills combined with a depth of knowledge of our products that is unmatched by any other candidates for the position. I've enjoyed working with Michelle as a customer, and I am looking forward to working with her as a member of my management team."
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