Elmwood Park, NJ – Agfa Graphics is proud to welcome Michael Phillips back to the company as vice president of Newspapers. With more than 25 years’ experience in the newspaper industry, Phillips will help drive strategic revenue-generating initiatives for Agfa Graphics’ comprehensive newspaper solutions.
Phillips was most recently the vice president of Sales and Operations for Southern Lithoplate Inc. rising in the ranks from director of North American Sales and director of News Sales. He managed Corporate Accounts and was the Western Regional Sales manager in previous positions with Agfa Graphics.
“Michael brings strong analysis and business development experience to our newspaper segment,” said Michael Ciaramella, vice president of sales, Agfa Graphics US. “His knowledge of the newspaper industry’s needs and challenges will help us achieve new heights and take our customers to the next level of quality and productivity.”
More than half of the 520 million newspapers read on a daily basis worldwide are produced with Agfa Graphics’ technology. The company offers dedicated newspaper solutions that provide publishers with end-to-end workflow automation coupled with enhanced production control. Proven and cost-effective prepress systems provide a comprehensive solution for economical operation and profitable growth.