Arlon has promoted Ken Huggins to customer service assistant manager. Huggins is responsible for managing and overseeing the daily operations of Arlon’s call center, customer satisfaction, claims resolution, and key account management. Prior to this role, Ken held the position of customer service lead, where he led all the operational activities of the Arlon Flex Division. Arlon has also hired Stephanie Gagnon as logistics manager. She will manage Arlon’s Logistics Program for finished goods as well as leading freight vendor relations and outside warehouse management. Prior to joining Arlon, Gagnon worked at a local freight forwarding company.
Cooley Group announces a number of hires and promotions. Steve Katz has been hired as director of Sales & Customer Service, Engineered Membranes. Katz will manage the growth of Cooley’s Engineered Membranes sales in North America. He has more than 30 years of industrial sales and contracts experience, most recently with Raytheon. Cooley has also hired Dan Johansen as director of Sales, Cooley Commercial Graphics. Johansen will manage the growth of Cooley’s Commercial Graphics division in North America. He has more than 20 years of digital imaging experience and was most recently with Kodak. Tem McInville has joined Cooley as plant manager for its South Carolina operation. McInville has over 30 years experience leading textile plants in diverse cultural environments and was most recently based in Mexico with a global textile manufacturer. Bruce Chretien has been promoted to plant manager for Cooley’s Rhode Island operations. Chretien joined Cooley in 2010 and has progressed through significant increases in responsibility.
Global Imaging has hired Tom Stopulos and Todd Waltz as senior directors of sales for the Eastern and Western regions, respectively. Waltz and Stopulos will manage and grow the portfolio of Global Imaging capital equipment products through solution-based sales and support initiatives. Both have experience as sales professionals with HP, Xerox, and EFI-VUTEk. Most recently, the two served as EFI-VUTEk’s sales development managers for the Eastern and Western United States.
MaxLite has opened a new office in Korea and appointed Daniel Yang as director of Asia Pacific Operations. Yang works closely with manufacturing operations in Asia and will help the company continue to develop new lighting products and technologies. He brings a strong and diversified manufacturing experience to the new position.
Nazdar SourceOne announces that Scott Heise has been hired as digital equipment specialist. Heise will be responsible for developing and increasing digital equipment sales opportunities within the Southeast region. He brings over 16 years of experience to his position, and he previously worked for North Light Color and HP.
Roland Corp. has promoted several members of its sales and product management teams. James Carrera has been promoted to regional sales engineer, South America. He will be in charge of Roland’s inkjet, cutter, and engraver sales channels across South America. Carrera joined Roland in 2007. Fernando Catania is now business development manager, Latin America. Catania will expand Roland’s UV inkjet printing business in all areas of the region. Catania has been with Roland since 1998, and he most recently served as product manager for the supplies and accessories line. Julie Gederos has been promoted to product manager, E-commerce, Supplies, and Accessories. Gederos is responsible for advancing the company’s e-commerce initiatives as well as developing Roland’s line of supplies and accessories across all product categories. Gederos joined Roland in 2007 as marketing coordinator. Adam Sebran, is now business development manager, Rotary Products. Sebran is responsible for channel development for Roland EGX engravers, MPX impact printers, MDX and JWX 3D milling machines, and LPX 3D scanning devices. Sebran has more than 20 years of industry sales and management experience.