Canon's Robert Barbera Named IPMA Outstanding Contributor
The In-plant Printing and Mailing Association (IPMA) has selected Robert Barbera to receive an IPMA Outstanding Contributor Award. He will be honored at the awards banquet during the IPMA Educational Conference, June 2-6, in Louisville, Ky.
“I’m truly honored to be recognized by IPMA and over the past few years have enjoyed helping their membership with various educational programs,” said Barbera, director of Production Solutions Marketing at Canon U.S.A. Inc. “The feedback and interaction with the members is what I truly cherish and makes this award extra special.”
At Canon U.S.A., Barbera is responsible for developing the solutions and services business, managing the outbound marketing initiatives and serving as liaison with industry associations. He has more than 25 years of experience in product marketing, business development, workflow solutions and professional services associated with digital printing. Barbera has managed various marketing and professional services teams at Eastman Kodak Co., Xeikon America and Agfa.
Barbera has a long history of involvement with industry associations and standard groups. He is a past board member of PIA/GATF and has actively participated on numerous industry committees. In 2017 he was inducted into the Soderstrom Society, an honors recognition organization for industry professionals who have made outstanding contributions to the development and progress of the printing industry.
He is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology in Printing Management and has attended executive management training programs at the University of Notre Dame and Columbia Graduate School.
About the Outstanding Contributor Award
The Outstanding Contributor Award was created to recognize an IPMA member or supporter in good standing for at least six months who has demonstrated dedication and support to the association and made positive contributions throughout the previous calendar year and beyond. IPI Editor Bob Neubauer is a 2017 recipient of the award.
Founded in 1964, IPMA is the only professional association dedicated exclusively to meeting the needs of all segments’ in-house printers and mailers. The nearly 700 members of IPMA are managers and directors from in-plant printing and mailing facilities throughout the United States. IPMA is headquartered in Kearney, Mo.
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