Web Offset Association Appoints Mary Garnett as New Executive Director
Press release from the issuing company
Sewickley, Pa., January 14, 2004 — The Web Offset Association (WOA), a Special Industry Group of Printing Industries of America and the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation, has concluded its search for a new Executive Director. Mary Garnett, an association executive with more than 10 years of printing industry experience, will assume the position on February 16, 2004.
Garnett was selected from more than 80 candidates for the position, following a nationwide search.
“She brings a wealth of experience and talent to the position,” said Michael Keene, the current President of the Board of WOA and President of The John Roberts Company.
“She has strong communications expertise and financial management skills, with a keen sense of the challenges facing the printing industry,” added Michael Makin, CEO of GATF/PIA.
In addition to assuming the duties of WOA Executive Director, Garnett will also become GATF/PIA’s senior staff member responsible for Special Industry Groups and Sections.
Laurie Reynolds, who has served as Acting Executive Director, will remain with the organization as Assistant Executive Director and with Ms. Garnett will form the WOA staff management team.
WhatTheyThink is the global printing industry's leading independent media organization with both print and digital offerings, including WhatTheyThink.com, PrintingNews.com and WhatTheyThink magazine versioned with a Printing News and Wide-Format & Signage edition. Our mission is to provide cogent news and analysis about trends, technologies, operations, and events in all the markets that comprise today’s printing and sign industries including commercial, in-plant, mailing, finishing, sign, display, textile, industrial, finishing, labels, packaging, marketing technology, software and workflow.