Henry A. Brooks has been appointed vice president of West Coast Operations for Inksolutions LLC. Mr. Brooks joined Inksolutions in 2010. He has an extensive career in the graphic arts field, starting at Lawter International and also working for Wolstenholme International and EC Pigments.
He is responsible for the West Coast operation, including the Commerce, CA plant, which develops and manufactures lithographic vehicles and overprint varnishes, carbon black dispersion, paint and spackling compounds.
In addition, John Jilek Jr. has been appointed vice president of sales and marketing. Since joining Inksolutions in 2005, Mr. Jilek worked through an extensive training program, which led him into production. He ran the Elk Grove Village plant for two years, and was responsible for the logistics of this facility.
In 2008, he moved into sales, where he has had various territories. He will now be responsible for all sales east of the Rockies for Inksolutions, and also is taking on the additional responsibility of marketing for the company.