BCT Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., announced that long-time printing industry expert Bruce Mars has been selected as the company’s new president.
Mars is a veteran of the printing service industry and was the owner of a successful printing company for 20 years in South Florida. He also served as a consultant to more than 500 printing companies in the U.S. and Canada. Mars has a confirmed track record of leading companies through innovation and execution to sustained profitability. As the recent director of business development of BCT Inc., Mars has implemented a number of new programs to revitalize the company and move it into the future.
“His results-oriented approach and ability to think strategically will play a pivotal role in our continued success,” said Bill Wilkerson, CEO and owner, BCT Inc. “He has the management experience, passion and drive to make the necessary changes needed to take this company to the next level.”
Commenting on his new role as president, Mars said:
I am excited about the opportunity to lead BCT Inc. into a new era of prosperity. I look forward to working with our team of franchise owners to innovate and reach new markets. With the industry moving towards integrated customer-centric software and new printing technologies, I believe BCT has a tremendous opportunity for growth. While we have a solid foundation in place, it is clear that we still have a lot of work to do to achieve our strategic goals.
About BCT Inc.
BCT Inc. is the largest wholesale stationery printer in North America. Founded in 1975, BCT Inc.’s 40 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada serve as a wholesale-only source for high-quality printing of full color and spot business cards, stationery, postcards, catalog sheets, thermography and flat print, custom stamps and labels, and booklets and finishing services. BCT Inc. is the developer and owner of orderprinting.com and printdesigner.com, two Web-to-print software solutions for the commercial and retail reseller segments. BCT Inc. also owns Pelican Paper, a paper converter, distributor and supplier of fine papers to the print industry.