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His responsibility was for profitable operations, in many cases requiring turnaround efforts to return to profits, for almost 100 individual manufacturing plants. Annual sales at individual plants ranged from over $5 million to over $100 million.
He continues to demonstrate his innovative approach, as he was the founder of a marketing services company that was taken public and achieved annual sales of over $125 million.
During this time, he was also a part-time faculty member of Ryerson University. He has published many columns on effective cost management and management information systems for the graphic arts industry.
Over the past 14 years, he was employed by RBC Royal Bank to lead national and international efforts for the effective category management. This included product and supplier rationalization and transformation activity for supply chain management for all types of print and security products and advertising channels and services. This required significant transformation for many operations in Canada and in over 17 countries where retail and other financial services are offered.
Heather is an accomplished talent acquisition professional with 30+ years of print industry experience. Skilled at cultivating new business and delivering customer solutions, Heather brings her background in marketing, public relations, and business development to her sought-after expertise in recruiting. In her role at Connecting for Results, Heather provides full-cycle recruitment services to printers with a specialty in executive searches and “hard to fill” roles.
As a support to hiring managers, Heather helps seek out top-tier and diverse talent for current and future hiring needs across her established network of contacts. As a trusted talent advisor, she has filled roles from senior management to shop floors across the industry, from print and packaging companies to direct mail providers, marketing agencies to equipment providers, and print suppliers.
As an industry expert, Heather shares her insights as a guest speaker and panelist with a special focus on attracting and retaining employees. She is passionate about sharing best practices, helping employers to finding a winning employee brand strategy to attract the right talent, creating a positive candidate experience from interview to onboarding.
Heather serves the community as a member of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Printing & Imaging Association (OPIA) and is a Career Mentor for Toronto Metropolitan University’s Graphic Communications Management students with deep ties to the student community and up-and-coming talent.
An entrepreneur at heart, Danny founded Market Connections Inc. (MCI) in 1992. As a marketing services company, MCI managed direct mail programs for financial, retail, and the non-profit sectors. Under Danny’s leadership, MCI expanded from a small 10 ft x 10 ft shared office to over 50 employees housed in a 30,000 sq ft facility.
MCI developed in-house expertise to provide full-service product offerings including content development, graphic design, IT, web services, digital print, mail fulfillment, and sales and marketing. MCI was purchased by DOXIM, an OmniChannel Communications company, in the spring of 2019.
Howard has held a number of senior management positions in a wide range of print communication organizations, where he has led teams to implemented improvement to EBITDA and shareholder value.
His leadership methods have enabled smooth cultural change in organizations, as well as enthusiastic approaches to customer service, creating a “Can Do” culture.
Having worked for one of the first consolidators in commercial print, to building an international online print company, his career won’t be complete without sharing his knowledge and assisting companies going forward. As of 2018, Dale has helped companies with mergers and acquisitions, supporting buyers and sellers through every stage of the process.
Besides his diagnostic capabilities, Gary is adept at mentoring employees so they are more effective and capable of achieving their personal, team, and business goals.
He has demonstrated the ability to quickly learn and use new skills and technologies.
Nicky has had a successful leadership career with North American print and publishing organizations (Quebecor World, Transcontinental), in roles spanning production technology, operations management, digital media, and more.
A strategic thinker with strong analytical, negotiation, and problem-solving skills with a proven track record of facilitating sales growth and securing large multimillion dollar contracts. Successful in building sales teams and developing innovative marketing programs while maintaining a strong control on financial operations.
Nicole is an award-winning communications professional with experience across a variety of industries. She has extensive experience directing public relations campaigns both in-house and as an independent consultant.
She has a proven track record of developing, managing, and executing communications strategies across traditional and digital channels, successfully raising the profile of her clients across national media outlets.
Morris is a results-oriented financial executive with extensive experience in both corporate and operating financial roles in public and private companies. While with a large Canadian public company, Morris developed expertise in Financing, taxation and mergers and acquisitions.
He has held senior roles with a number of printers where the primary objectives were to reduce costs, improve productivity, acquire, or divest and re-finance the businesses. As SVP, Operations, and COO of an advertising business, he managed the integration of multiple agencies, both physically and culturally.
Sean has demonstrated a proven track record of successful M&A transactions worldwide including $5.6 billion in 50 public and private acquisitions and achieving sales growth of $8.4 billion in 350 plus executed multi-year sales contracts.
Chris is a print sales and marketing leader with 40+ years of experience. Based in the US, he has personally sold and led selling teams across the entire spectrum of printed products and services. As a sales leader, he has led national and regional teams. Individually, he has sold and implemented large complex client programs with great success.
In addition to sales and marketing, Chris has experience in M&A projects both as a seller and buyer. His insights into sales effectiveness and client relationships have proven invaluable to those he has served.
His greatest strengths lie in people development and strategy. Chris takes great pride in helping sales executives get the best out of themselves for their personal benefit and the benefit of their company. His deep experience in the industry, combined with his breadth of products and services, gives him a keen perspective to identify and close new opportunities.