Phoenix, AZ – The Board of Directors of Mutoh Holdings, Ltd., Japan, has appointed Brian Phipps to the Board of Directors of its U.S. subsidiary Mutoh America Inc., located in Phoenix, Arizona.
Phipps will begin his new role as of June 1 st , 2011, and will keep assuming his current functions as General Manager of Mutoh America Inc.
Phipps' new assignment has three main goals: promote Mutoh America's leading role in the wide-format inkjet printer and professional sign making plotter markets, explore new niche markets and develop strategic plans to ensure Mutoh's continued growth in the Americas.
"I am honored and pleased to be appointed to the Board of Directors for Mutoh America," sharesPhipps. "I look forward to the new challenges ahead and working with a great team of employees that make my job very rewarding."
At age 46, Phipps has been active in the wide-format business for over 15 years. During this period, he has held positions in sales, marketing and business management. Since 2004, he has been involved with Mutoh's sales activities and was promoted to General Manager of Mutoh America in April of 2010.