Adobe announces that executive vice president and CFO John Murphy intends to retire in 2021 to spend more time with family and friends and focus on philanthropy. Murphy will stay on as needed to ensure an orderly transition as the company identifies a successor. Adobe will be conducting a search and evaluating internal and external candidates.
“John has made significant contributions to Adobe for which I’m deeply grateful, and I wish him well as he pursues his passion for philanthropy,” says Adobe’s president and CEO Shantanu Narayen.
Charles River Apparel names recognized promo industry veteran Dave Saracino as its vice president of sales. Saracino joins Charles River Apparel as it continues to add new positions across the organization and invest in its brand-building efforts.
Saracino’s tenured career in the industry includes over 35 years with Koozie Group (formerly BIC Graphic USA), where he served as their VP of sales and senior VP of business development.
Saracino heads up the entire Charles River Apparel sales department, including the inside sales team, direct sales reps, and multi-line reps across all the market channels the company services (e.g., college, team, retail, and promotional products).
Corel Corporation appoints Andrea Johnston as chief revenue officer (CRO). Johnston joins Corel following 10 years at OpenTable, where she served as the chief operating officer (COO).
As CRO for Corel, Johnston leads the teams responsible for its digital-direct platform, supporting licensing customer success and serving a network of more than 30,000 channel partners worldwide. Johnston will play a role in shaping the customer experience and the evolution of Corel’s cloud-based offerings.
Drytac announces that Peter Bourgeois, territory sales manager for Western Canada, takes an extended role within the business by assuming responsibility for the Northwest USA region.
Bourgeois is responsible for new and existing customers in Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Alaska, and Hawaii, while continuing to service the Western Canada region.
Before joining Drytac in 2017, Bourgeois spent time as an account manager for Agfa.
Ricoh appoints Carsten Bruhn as the president and CEO of Ricoh North America. Bruhn brings more than 20 years of experience from around the world. He has led global teams that have successfully built digital transformation strategies and implemented services that solve crucial problems for organizations of all sizes, from global enterprises to small businesses.
Bruhn most recently served as the corporate vice president for Ricoh Global Services. In the coming months, Bruhn will publicly outline his business strategy for Ricoh North America.
Tint World Automotive Styling Centers, a window tinting and automotive accessory franchise, names Kelly Wruck as the director of franchise operations.
In her role, Wruck serves as the point-of-contact for new owners and is responsible for onboarding new franchisees and taking part in project management across multiple departments.
Wruck helps new owners set up their locations while also distributing information to the departments at headquarters. She also supports the compliance department by working with new owners on their taxes, leases, and franchise development.