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  • + Currie Group appoint Anthony Jackson as National Sales Manager - Commercial HP Indigo

    Currie Group is delighted to announce the recent appointment of Anthony Jackson (AJ) as National Sales Manager - Commerc..

    08 May 2019


    Currie Group is delighted to announce the recent appointment of Anthony Jackson (AJ) as National Sales Manager - Commercial HP Indigo.
    AJ joins Currie Group with a wealth of industry experience and proven track record in sales of digital printing and finishing solutions. 

    For the past 23 years, AJ has been selling digital printing presses, colour management, cross media, Web2Print and workflow software solutions, whilst forging strong relationships with both customers and technology partners across the Australian and Global Commercial Printing industry.

    AJ’s role encompasses managing all national sales activity for HP Indigo sheetfed presses with the existing team of experienced state representatives.  

    “I look forward to working with the Currie Group team and leveraging the healthy customer relationships built up over 70 years of business. And to also expand on the relationships with HP, Horizon and all technology partners of Currie Group to bring innovation and new value-add applications to the Australian Graphic Arts market,” AJ said.

    Executive Chairman, David Currie comments that Jackson represents a type of sales activity that fits in well with the Currie Group ethos. 

    “I know AJ has won deals against us over the years because of his strong relationships with customers even though we had the better press. This is the same kind of relational sales I’ve always had,” he said. “I’m very pleased to have him join the team.”

    “I’ve known AJ for more than 15 years now and have respected him during that time, he brings great experience and knowledge and this fits perfectly with his new role. I am looking forward to working with AJ and excited about his contribution to our business and customers.” Adds Phil Rennell, Sales and Marketing Director. 

    www.curriegroup.com.au






  • + Konica Minolta appoint Andrew Ward to Sales Manager for Production & Strategic Sales, New South Wales

    Konica Minolta has appointed Andrew Ward to the role of Sales Manager for Production & Strategic Sales, New South Wa..

    28 August 2018


    Konica Minolta has appointed Andrew Ward to the role of Sales Manager for Production & Strategic Sales, New South Wales. 


    Andrew is focused on assisting commercial printers to improve their businesses and increase efficiencies through the use of Konica Minolta technology, as well as continuing to build a collaborative team that is well-trusted and respected by printers, suppliers, partners and peers. 


    Andrew has more than 25 years’ experience in the print industry from graphic arts to commercial print. Prior to this role he held various roles at HP and Canon. 


    Andrew Ward said, “Konica Minolta has a supportive, collaborative culture with a real social conscience, which is what appealed to me. With my broad experience in the industry I look forward to working with business owners to leverage their Konica Minolta technology to drive their businesses forward.” 


    David Procter, Director of Sales and Service, Konica Minolta, said, “Having experience in both the vendor and commercial print space means that Andrew has a depth of knowledge that will add significant value to our customers. We look forward to seeing how Andrew can motivate and coach a high-performance sales team that delivers outstanding service to our customers.” 





  • + Stephen Green joins Epson to lead Document Solutions Business

    Stephen Green joins Epson to lead Document Solutions Business In a move that clearly furthers and bolsters their co..

    10 July 2018


    Stephen Green joins Epson to lead Document Solutions Business

    In a move that clearly furthers and bolsters their commitment to the market, Epson Australia has appointed industry specialist Stephen Green as business manager for document solutions, a role which sees him now lead the company’s Document Solutions business.

    Green joins Epson bringing with him a rare wealth of experience in the printing industry having previously enjoyed success in senior leadership roles with Oce, Kodak, Ricoh, EFI and Fuji Xerox.

    Green said, “Epson’s focus and ambition in the A4 and A3 office print space is unparalleled in the market right now. It’s also a very good fit with my background and experience so I’m delighted to be joining the strong team at Epson Australia at such an exciting time. Epson’s value proposition resonates incredibly well in this market and that will only continue to grow.”

    Green’s appointment is the latest by Epson which demonstrates the importance it places in building and cementing its enterprise print business.

    Epson Australia’s commercial division general manager Craig Heckenberg said, “Steve’s appointment is a major plus for Epson. He has excellent experience in document solutions and proven success in building business and relationships with clients, the channel and the overall market. He also joins us at a time when Epson is investing more heavily than ever before in high speed, high efficiency, low power consumption business inkjet technology solutions so the future is looking very bright indeed.”





  • + Graphic Art Mart Welcome Andrew Broun as new Account Manager in Western Australia

    Andrew Broun joins the Graphic Art Mart Western Australia team with a comprehensive history in the signage industry span..

    13 March 2018


    Andrew Broun joins the Graphic Art Mart Western Australia team with a comprehensive history in the signage industry spanning over 20 years. He has experience as a field service engineer, customer service representative and account manager. Andrew is excited by the opportunity to be part of a great company that is going places.



  • + ORAFOL Australia announces multiple new senior staff appointments and promotions.

    Pat Cybulski joins the company as National Sales Manager – Hardware Solutions, managing the company’s HP..

    06 March 2018


    Pat Cybulski joins the company as National Sales Manager – Hardware Solutions, managing the company’s HP, Mimaki, Summa and ORALITE Traffic Printer sales channels.

    Nick Mawer has been promoted to the role of Sales & Marketing Director – Reflective Solutions and Anthony Kioussis has moved into the focussed role of Sales & Marketing Director – Graphic Innovations.

    Rob Kelly has been promoted to the role of National Business Development and Product Training Manager – Graphic Innovations.

    “Having completed the acquisition and branch consolidation program of all five state-based ORAFOL distributors, ORAFOL Australia continue to invest heavily in the local market, with talent acquisition and advanced product training high on the agenda. Our national sales and customer services team now share over 350 years of industry experience, ensuring we’re equipped to deliver to customers the highest levels of technical and application-focussed support,” says Greg Nicholls, Managing Director, ORAFOL Australia.




  • + Ball & Doggett’s Display & Visual team expands

    Ball & Doggett today announced the expansion of their Display & Visual team, reflecting their month-on-month..

    16 February 2018


    Ball & Doggett today announced the expansion of their Display & Visual team, reflecting their month-on-month growth post-merger.

    The Display & Visual division at Ball & Doggett also has an expanded portfolio, which now includes world class brands such as Avery Dennison, Yupo and Catalina among others. They now stock media for the signage, fabrication, architectural and interior décor markets.

    Ball & Doggett has a dedicated team of sales executives, customer service staff and a marketing officer that provide technical assistance, support and a tailored delivery model to the wide format market. Due to strong sales and growth in this sector, Ball & Doggett have employed three new sales staff in Perth, Sydney and Brisbane.

    “Our Display & Visual team has three very experienced and talented additions in Shaun, David and Christel. They complement our growing team of specialists, enhancing our reach and ability to provide a high level of service to our customers, whether this is via consultation, offering a diverse and quality range of media and substrates, or ensuring a well presented and prompt delivery service. We’re investing in our Display & Visual unit in 2018 to maintain our commitment to creating a team of experts who offer our customers stand-out product knowledge and service,” said Leigh Hooper, National Manager Display & Visual.

    In late 2017, the company employed Shaun Dowling, Area Manager Western Australia and South Australia. Based in the company’s Perth office, Shaun previously worked with Shann DPM and retains more than 10 years of experience in the signage industry.

    David Walsh, Sales Executive, New South Wales started in January 2018. He joins the team with 12 years of experience, previously working at AGS and Orafol. David works alongside Joel Salmon and Paul Bartolo to service the local market. 2

    In February 2018, Ball & Doggett welcomed Christel Pavlides, Sales Executive, Queensland. Christel has vast experience in the display and visual market, most recently working at Avery Dennison.

    Further to their extensive range of products and dedicated team, the Ball & Doggett Display & Visual division offers services such as same day delivery, technical support and converting facilities. This year, they will continue to focus further on rolling out their i_CONSIGNMENT offering, a vendor managed inventory system that means customers have the right products, in the right place, at the right time.

    In August 2017, BJ Ball and K.W.Doggett Fine Paper joined forces to form Ball & Doggett, now Australia’s largest distributor of paper, packaging, plastics, inks, wide format media and more.



  • + Industry Movers and Shakers: HVG Graphics Media welcomes Industry Stalwart, Adrian Morris, to help lead future strategy.

    HVG Graphics Media proudly welcomes the return of Adrian Morris, a longstanding graphics industry leader, to the Tur..

    12 February 2018


    HVG Graphics Media proudly welcomes the return of Adrian Morris, a longstanding graphics industry leader, to the Turrella based Graphics team.

    With extensive experience in the visual communications field gained through leadership roles at both Océ and Canon Australia, Adrian joins the HVG Graphics Media team in a national Strategic Growth role.

    Adrian’s depth of knowledge, experience and skillset will help to both support and create growth pathways with new, and existing customers alike.

    “I was attracted to my new role within HVG because I identify strongly with their vision and growth aspirations, and ultimately, the unique and trusted opportunity I have to lead the company on this path.

    HVG is a progressive company with a strong market reputation and national footprint – we will leverage this now more than ever.

    As we kick off 2018, I am really looking forward to contributing to this successful 40 plus year-old business as it continues to evolve and prosper,’’ said Morris.

    HVG Graphics Media General Manager, Richard Lucas states,

    “We are excited to have Adrian re-join our team after having worked in our Melbourne office over 12 years ago.

    Adrian returns to HVG with an abundance of both knowledge and experience, to help us build growth across the board. We look forward to his entrepreneurial vision enabling and innovating growth in our business.”

    Based in the HVG head office in Turrella, Sydney, Adrian will work with the HVG Graphics Media team across their core consumables markets in digital print, sign and reflective, banner and substrates.

    Core brands represented include 3M, Dibond, Dilite, DISPA, Forex, Foamalite, FomeCor, Gatorfoam, KAPA, Reboard, REVolution, SMART-X, and VIEWseries.



  • + Mutoh Australia appoints Russell Cavenagh as GM

    Print industry wide format specialist Russell Cavenagh has joined Mutoh Australia in the role of General Manager. Respon..

    12 February 2018


    Print industry wide format specialist Russell Cavenagh has joined Mutoh Australia in the role of General Manager. Responsible for the Australian and New Zealand business Cavenagh had this to say about his new role. “Mutoh have a very exciting product range and I greatly admire their dedication to developing printers that can deliver high margin business for the users of our products. With Mutoh’s quality production solutions in Eco-Sol, Dye-Sub, Textile and UV printing, I believe, we are well positioned for good growth as these markets are further expanded by our customers. In turn they will be supported by our growing team and dealer network across ANZ.” With his broad background in colour critical print and management Cavenagh brings a wealth of market experience to Mutoh that should position the company well for the future.



  • + Graphic Art Mart Welcome New Queensland Account Manager

    The team at Graphic Art Mart would like to welcome Jarrod Whyte who joined our Queensland location as an Account Man..

    18 January 2018


    The team at Graphic Art Mart would like to welcome Jarrod Whyte who joined our Queensland location as an Account Manager servicing the Gold Coast and Northern NSW territories.

    Jarrod brings with him 6 years’ experience in the print and signage industry previously working with MMT Print, a wholesale supplier to advertising agencies, sign companies and print brokers, where he started as an Account Manager and worked his way up to become National Sales Manager.

    Jarrod looks forward to bringing his skills and knowledge to Graphic Art Mart!





  • + MASSIVIT 3D APPOINTS ISABELLE MARELLY AS WORLDWDE DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

    Massivit 3D Printing Technologies, the leading provider of large format 3D printing solutions for visual communicati..

    21 December 2017


    Massivit 3D Printing Technologies, the leading provider of large format 3D printing solutions for visual communication applications, today announces the appointment of Isabelle Marelly as Worldwide Director of Marketing. Marelly assumes responsibility for leading the continued implementation of Massivit 3D’s marketing programme to expand the company’s brand profile and value proposition across the globe.

    As well as driving Massivit 3D’s global marketing and public relations activities, Marelly’s remit will also see her work closely with the company’s extensive global dealer network to synergise opportunities and support local campaigns.

    Marelly brings a wealth of industry knowledge to her new role and joins Massivit 3D’s growing team from 3D printing manufacturer, Stratasys, where she amassed over 10 years’ strategic marketing experience. Prior to that, she held marketing roles with software provider, Telelogic, and CAD/CAM pioneer, Computervision.

    “Massivit 3D is unique in delivering the world’s first and only 3D printing solution specifically engineered for large format visual communication projects,” says Marelly. “I am thrilled to be joining such an exciting company and look forward to increasing the momentum that the Massivit 3D team continues to enjoy within the graphic arts community.”

    Commenting on the appointment, Avner Israeli, CEO of Massivit 3D, says: “Together with her vast expertise as a marketing practitioner and many years’ experience in 3D printing, Isabelle will be vital to ensuring the effective communication of the tremendous opportunities print service providers can achieve from integrating our technology within their operations.”





  • + Roland DG Australia Strengthens Sales Team and Dealer Channel Support

    Roland DG Australia, a leading manufacturer of wide format inkjet printers and 3D devices, has today announced the a..

    08 November 2017


    Roland DG Australia, a leading manufacturer of wide format inkjet printers and 3D devices, has today announced the appointment of Andrew Poperechny to the role of Southern Region Account Manager.

    Based in Melbourne, Andrew’s role will focus on delivering sales growth for Roland DG in the region. In Andrew’s most recent roles as a Key Account Manager, Graphics (Victoria and Tasmania) at Fujifilm and as Business Development Manager at Point Trading Group, he grew sales channels and exceeded budgeted sales targets in both roles whilst managing and growing relationships with suppliers, customers and the industries as a whole.

    “The addition of Andrew to the sales team strengthens Roland DG’s sales efforts and dealer channel support,” said John Wall, President and Director at Roland DG Australia. “As we head in to 2018, he will become integral to supporting the company’s existing dealer and customer base, while helping us move toward new market segments.”

    This addition is possible as Roland DG undertakes efforts to provide even greater support to our customers with the restructure of Darren Sunderland from his Account Manager role in Melbourne, into a technical support role. This local support role, with Darren’s extensive experience with software and production workflows, will be of great benefit to our customer base as part of the industry leading Roland DG Care offerings.



  • + New Staff Join Graphic Art Mart

    Amalie Engi – Customer Service VIC Branch Graphic Art Mart is pleased to announce they have 3 new staf..

    16 October 2017


    Amalie Engi – Customer Service VIC Branch
    Graphic Art Mart is pleased to announce they have 3 new staff members joining their growing family.

    Amalie offers over 7 years experience in the signage industry developing a strong knowledge of the products and various customers. She is looking forward to seeing what the future brings and working alongside such a great team at GAMART.

    Fiona Kemp – Account Manager WA, Eastern Region

    Fiona has almost 10 years sales experience working in the building and construction industry in account management and branch management. She was looking to make a change and so far is loving the signage industry the and the team she works with.

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    Donovan Lahner – Account Manager VIC, Eastern Region

    Donovan has joined Graphic Art Mart with 11 years of Sales experience. He has been in the signage industry for 2 years as a territory manager with prior experience at Nestle, South Africa for 9 years.

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