APTech Announces 2020 Leadership at PRINT®19

The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech), Reston, Virginia, announced the selection of its 2020 Board of Directors at its PRINT®19 event (October 3-5, McCormick Place, Chicago). Returning to the board are FSEA members MGI, Kluge, and Colter & Peterson.

The new members of the board solidify APTech’s commitment to the future of the print industry and to creating an organization that works in support of creators and innovators who are building products for the future of print.

For Term Expiring Year-End 2022

New Members:

Gavin Jordan-Smith, Ricoh USA

Gina Danner, NextPage

John Bracamontes, Acumen Studios

Steve Myrvold, IWCO Direct


Returning Members:

Kevin Abergel, MGI USA Inc.

Michael Aumann, Brandtjen & Kluge

Avi Basu, HP Inc.

Nick Bruno, Harris & Bruno International

Jon Budington, More Vang

Fred DeBolt, Xerox Corporation

Nicolas Garrido, Garrido Printing Equipment

Eric Hawkinson, Canon

Mark Hischar, Koenig & Bauer, Inc.

Jacki Hudmon, Komori America Corporation

Cheryl Kahanec, Quantum

Steven Mattingly, Southern Lithoplate, Inc.

Stephen Metcalf, A Baldwin Technology Company

Brent Moncrief, FUJIFILM North America

Bruce Peterson, Colter & Peterson

Steven Reny, Standard Finishing Systems

Greg Salzman, Aleyant Systems

Andrew Schipke, W+D

Warren Werbitt, Reel Motion

Jeff White, EFI


2020 Executive Committee, With Terms Expiring Year-End 2020

Chair:             Deirdre Ryder, VITS International

Vice-Chair:      Nick Bruno, Harris & Bruno International

Treasurer:       Steve Mattingly, Southern Lithoplate

Secretary:       Gavin Jordan-Smith, Ricoh USA

Past Chair:      Mark Hischar, Koenig & Bauer, Inc.


“Our 2020 board comprises a very dynamic and forward-thinking group of industry leaders,” said Thayer Long, president, APTech. “We now have a group that represents the dynamics of our industry — including manufacturers, suppliers and print service providers all who are committed to our mission of bringing the entire print value chain together for the betterment of the industry.”

For more information, visit www.PRINTtechnologies.org or call 703.264.7200.