Whitmore Group Names Vice Chairman
Donald E. Roland, a nationally-recognized leader in the print industry, has joined Whitmore Group, an award-winning print firm with more than 60 years of print excellence in the mid-Atlantic region.
Roland will serve as vice chairman of Whitmore Group and will assist in launching new marketing communications services and customer-based solutions. Roland also serves as board vice chairman for Hess Print Solutions. As chairman and CEO for Vertis, Inc., he helped to transform the company from a $350 million to a $1.8 billion company. Under his leadership Vertis was named by Fortune magazine as one of America's "Most Admired Companies" in Advertising and Marketing,
Roland commented, "I enjoy the challenge of working with companies as they develop new strategies and new customer-directed programs. With the print industry experiencing major changes, Whitmore has focused on integrating new communications technologies with print. I look forward to working with the Whitmore team on their innovative initiatives. I am especially interested in helping to grow their web to print and electronic marketing programs that truly supplement print and bring a higher return on investment for Whitmore's loyal clients."
George Shenk, Whitmore Group chairman, noted, "Whitmore is developing proprietary marketing programs that combine the best of print and the best of electronic media to support our customers in their search for highly effective web-based print and marketing management tools. With Don's expertise we will be able to expand these programs and introduce new solutions."
For more information, visit www.whitmoregroup.com.