Rick Westrom has worked at INX International Ink Co. for 25 years, and his tenure and title are about to get longer. The senior vice president of strategic sourcing has been promoted and will take on additional duties as senior vice president – research & development director.
In his new position, Mr. Westrom takes over one of the foremost R&D facilities in the industry in West Chicago, IL. He began working for INX International in January 1988, and has served in many capacities while earning several promotions throughout the years. Mr. Westrom also has earned recognition from his peers in the industry. In 2011, he was honored by the Chicago Printing Ink Production Club as its Ink Person of the Year.
“Rick has done a fantastic job for INX International throughout his career,” said Rick Clendenning, president and CEO. “These two roles are very important, and by having Rick handle the responsibilities of these positions, it creates a great deal of synergy in two important areas within our company. He is looking forward to his new position and working with the best R&D staff in the industry.”