promoted its director of operations and development, Jeane Schalm to CEO.
Her responsibilities include driving the overall direction of the business from operations to sales and leading a business that has been thriving for 30 years, into the future.
For the past five years, Schalm had served as the VP of operations and development for InkJet, Inc., leading the growth of the company in all aspects of operations including the laboratory, production, logistics, supply, materials management, plant maintenance, environmental health and safety, technical service, new product development and IT.
“It’s an honor to be given this opportunity, but the only way we will be successful is through the continuing efforts of our incredible employees, or as we call them, 'tribe,'" Schalm said. "We have dedicated people that work hard, work smart and believe in our brand. I can’t ask for more than that.”
Schalm’s goals have always been to drive the company through a changing market, lead the company transition from an ink supplier to a complete solutions supplier, including printers and ancillary equipment.
To accomplish this strategic objective, she implemented new processes, led the acquisition of technical capabilities that did not previously exist, significantly expanded the product portfolio, as well as develop and introduce new service offerings.