New Appointments: November 2015

Agfa Graphics has appointed Gunther Mertens as regional president for North America. Gunther joined Agfa in 1999 and has held various positions in M&A and Finance. Agfa has also hired Michael Ciaramella as vice president, Sales for the United States. He previously worked at HP, Eastman Kodak, and Microsoft.

Drytac has appointed Hayden Kelley as new global chief executive officer. His previous roles include regional sales manager for Drytac’s Western United States territory and vice president of sales and marketing for Drytac Canada. Drytac has also promoted Darren Speizer to vice president of Sales & Marketing for North America. Speizer will develop and implement strategic business initiatives in the US and Canada and oversee the sales and marketing teams in both regions. Earlier this year, Speizer joined Drytac as U.S. National Sales Manager.

EFI has appointed Patrick Morrissey as vice president of Americas Sales. Morrissey will be responsible for growing regional direct sales and enhancing channel partnerships across the company’s Productivity Software, Industrial Inkjet and Fiery digital print production businesses. He previously worked for Creo, now a part of Kodak.

GoVivid has hired Jeffery Biddle as digital print specialist. Biddle will work with the GoVivid Technical Team to support customers across the US and Canada with installing, maintaining and servicing GoVivid digital printing equipment. He will also focus on training customers on proper use and care of the equipment to ensure optimal digital printing results.

Trinity Graphics has hired Jamie Horton and Mary Alcorn as national business development managers. Horton brings over 22 years of expertise to his position. Alcorn has extensive sales management experience and a diverse record of accomplishments, awards, and recognitions.