I am pleased with the board's decision to offer Amrish the opportunity and excited that he has accepted
Allentown, PA (PRWEB) December 24, 2006
Muller Martini Holding AG's board of directors today announced Amrish Thaker as President and CEO of its North American newspaper division, Muller Martini Mailroom Systems, Inc.
Amrish Thaker will succeed Gary Hughes, who has acted as interim President since December 2005. Gary Hughes will assist in the transition while gradually resuming his duties as Managing Director of Muller Martini Canada.
"I am pleased with the board's decision to offer Amrish the opportunity and excited that he has accepted," said Hughes. "He comes to us as a highly qualified professional of the industry with proven successes in process improvement and advancements in operating efficiencies. We have no doubts based on his impressive track record that he will carry Muller Martini's core values of quality, integrity, and continuity."
Amrish Thaker was born in India. He became a U.S. citizen and has been working in the states for over 30 years. He worked for RR Donnelley, a leading commercial printer in North America, from 1978 to 2004 in various engineering positions throughout the country. Since 2004, he has worked for ADVO, Inc., the nation's largest direct mail print advertising company, as regional director of operations for all processing facilities in California and Arizona.
His training background includes two Masters degrees, an MBA in Finance & Marketing from Western Kentucky University and an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee. Certifications include Qualtec Six Sigma Black Belt and Quality Function Development Green Belt. Amrish Thaker is also a graduate of the Center for Creative Leadership, a world-renowned institution specializing in executive leadership training.
About Muller Martini Mailroom Systems, Inc.
Through more than 30 years of existence, Muller Martini Mailroom Systems has established itself as the leader in integrated inserting solutions, and as a major supplier of high-speed inserters, press conveyors, mailroom auxiliary equipment, and production system software. The US company formerly known as Graphic Management Associates (GMA) Inc., Muller Martini Mailroom Systems, Inc., delivers integrated technology that organizes, manages, monitors, and processes packaging/distribution operations from the press to the delivery ramp.
About Muller Martini
Muller Martini is the world's largest producer of print finishing solutions for book and commercial printers, trade binderies, and newspapers, as well as short-run and digital book manufacturers. Muller Martini is also the world market-leading manufacturer of variable-size web offset presses. The company is the foremost provider of innovative workflow solutions that can empower printers and binding specialists to enhance processing efficiencies, increase profitability, and build new revenue streams.
With its headquarters in Hauppauge (Long Island), New York and nationwide sales and service support throughout the United States, Muller Martini Corp. serves as the country's leading source for bindery and printing expertise, providing customer-specific training and responsive service to printers and binderies coast-to-coast.
Muller Martini Mailroom Systems, Inc.
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