Changes in Mark Andy Europe Sales Organization

ST. LOUIS—January 10, 2013—Mark Andy is pleased to announce changes to its European sales organization. Tom Cavalco has been promoted to the position of European sales director; and Alex Schmidt has assumed the responsibility of regional sales manager.

Tom Cavalco has been with Mark Andy Europe for ten years, serving in various roles including technical service, print services, and most recently regional sales manager for Eastern Europe and Russia. His history with the company has given him a unique view of all aspects of the converter-supplier relationship, and in his past three years as sales manager, Mark Andy and Rotoflex have experienced greater than 40 percent growth in the region.

“Tom’s commitment to the company and the industry is unmatched,” states Mike Russell, international sales director for Mark Andy. “He is a champion for our print and rewind customers and continues to cultivate his flexo knowledge by participating in organizations such as the Young Managers Club of FINAT. We are excited to challenge him with this opportunity.”

With Tom’s promotion, the position of regional sales manager for Eastern Europe and Russia has been filled by Alex Schmidt. Schmidt has been with Mark Andy Europe for more than four years, most recently serving as print services supervisor, ensuring converters are optimizing their equipment. In this new role, Schmidt will be responsible for sales of Mark Andy presses and Rotoflex finishing solutions to converters in a growing market, both in a direct sales role, as well as through the company’s strong distributor network. His unparalleled commitment to quality was exhibited during his time with the Print Services group and his successful coordination with converters and other suppliers has proven his ability to manage relationships effectively.

“We are fortunate to have Alex in this position. A Russian native, he knows the region well and his knowledge of the product line is considerable. He will be a great fit,” said Russell.

About Mark Andy

Mark Andy is the world’s number one manufacturer of narrow- and mid-web printing and finishing equipment. The company has a rich history of delivering solutions to increase productivity and profitability for label and packaging markets, supplying leading global brands, including Mark Andy printing presses and Rotoflex finishing solutions. All products are supported by the largest OEM customer support team in the industry. Mark Andy is headquartered in St. Louis, with sales and distribution offices worldwide.

Source: Mark Andy.

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