Agfa Graphics Strengthens U.S. Sales Management Teams
RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ—October 14, 2008—Agfa Graphics announced today that it has strengthened its sales management team across the United States.
Dennis Ouellette is Agfa’s new regional director of Corporate Accounts leading a team of sales executives who focus on the large, national graphic communications firms. Dennis, a long-time Agfa employee, was promoted from his digital solutions regional sales position. Tony Petchar has been named regional director for the Western U.S. region. The Midwest is now managed by regional director Dan Maffeo, formerly with Fuji. Jack Baraczek continues as regional director for the Eastern Region. Peter Wilkens continues to head the sales and marketing organization for Agfa.
“Customer focus and customer satisfaction are key to Agfa’s success. With new technology solutions playing an important role for graphic communications companies, sales leadership is critical for both Agfa and our customers. These changes support our growing customer base,” said Peter Wilkens, vice president of Sales and Marketing, Agfa Graphics. “For those that want to realize their full business potential, a strong vendor partnership is critical. We value our partnerships with our customers and our seasoned sales management team is an essential part of that effort.”
The Agfa-Gevaert Group is one of the world’s leading imaging and information technology companies. Agfa develops, manufactures and markets analog and digital systems for the printing industry (Agfa Graphics), the healthcare sector (Agfa HealthCare) and specific industrial applications (Agfa Materials).
Agfa’s headquarters are in Mortsel, Belgium. The company is present in 40 countries and has agents in another 100 countries throughout the world. The Agfa-Gevaert Group achieved a turnover of 4.5 million USD in 2007.
About Agfa Graphics
Agfa Graphics offers integrated prepress solutions to the printing industry. These solutions comprise consumables, hardware, software and services for production workflow, project and color management. Computer-to-film, computer-to-plate and digital proofing systems have earned Agfa Graphics a worldwide leadership position in the commercial and package printing and the newspaper publishing markets.