Base-Line Announces Executive Appointments


Base-Line, an Auburn, WA-based supplier of consumable products to the graphic arts industry, announced two executive appointments. John Hauser has been named CEO of the company, as well as the president of ConverTech Group, of which Base-Line is a wholly-owned subsidiary. Prior to joining Base-Line, Mr. Hauser served in several executive positions with Seattle area venture capital and asset management firms.
The company also announced that Monte Swanson has been named chief financial officer of ConverTech Group. Before joining the company, Mr. Swanson was controller for Cruise West, and held numerous accounting positions with Safeco Corp.

Reichhold Announces New Technology Manager for Expanding Graphic Arts Segment
Reichhold, Inc. announced that Nathan Borgmeyer has joined the company as a technical manager for the graphic arts segment of the global coatings and performance resins division. Mr. Borgmeyer is responsible for the strategic development, positioning and integration of new technologies and new products for the company’s newest coating and performance resins segment – graphic arts.
Prior to joining Reichhold, Mr. Borgmeyer was a key account technical coordinator at Johnson Polymer.