New Hires and Promotions in the Custom Graphics Industry

Coastal Business Supplies, INFiLED, Nazdar, Xaar, and Weller Tools announce personnel changes

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Coastal Business Supplies, a supplier of sublimation and specialty printing products and equipment, grows its workforce with the addition of two new employees to its sales and marketing teams at its headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri.

Jennifer Quinn

The company appoints Jennifer Quinn as art director and Aleigha Miller as a sales account manager.

Aleigha Miller (Images courtesy Coastal Business Supplies)

Quinn joins Coastal’s marketing team with over two decades of experience as a graphic designer and art director. She oversees all aspects of graphic design and art direction for the organization.

Miller joins Coastal’s sales team with over five years of sales, customer service, and inventory experience. Miller is responsible for growing the professional solutions division, which oversees large-format dye-sublimation, direct-to-garment, digital printing, and other decoration methods.

Jon Chavez (Image courtesy INFiLED)

INFiLED, a global manufacturer of LED displays, adds Jon Chavez as a regional sales manager covering the central region of the United States for both fixed installation and the rental and staging markets. Chavez holds experience in major project design and integration services, as well as rental/staging.

“Jon’s worked on very creative and technical projects over the course of his career. His involvement in large, complex installs and other rental/staging touring designs and as a technical designer makes him a perfect fit for INFiLED,” states Grif Palmer, VP of sales.

Joshua Tokar
Joshua Tokar (Image courtesy Nazdar)

Nazdar Ink Technologies, a manufacturer of a range of printing inks, appoints Joshua Tokar to the role of inkjet field specialist. Based in the New York area, Tokar has extensive background experience in inkjet printing, photography, and the fine arts.

“We’re delighted to welcome Joshua to the team,” says Josh Gaddie, field service manager at Nazdar Ink Technologies. “His real-world experience working with inkjet print will be an invaluable addition to Nazdar.”

Graham Tweedale (Image courtesy Xaar)

Xaar, an inkjet printing technology group, promotes Graham Tweedale to the new role of chief operating officer.

Tweedale has held several senior management positions within Xaar. Most recently as general manager for the print head business, he was said to have played a key role in developing and implementing Xaar’s latest print head strategy.

John Mills, CEO of Xaar, says, “I am delighted with Graham’s appointment as COO, and wish him continued success in this new role as we work to deliver sustainable growth and provide the inkjet opportunities our customers demand.”

Weller Tools, a producer of hand soldering and fume extraction solutions, announces the retirement plans of current chief marketing officer Bob Heisner and the promotion of Rich Mathews as Apex Tool Group’s new CMO.

“What a privilege it has been to work with this team. The changes that have taken place over the past six years are truly amazing! It is bittersweet to leave this incredible team, but I know they are in great hands, and 2022 should be another breakthrough year,” says Heisner.

As CMO, Mathews will focus on accelerating brand building and extending digital capabilities across ATG’s global portfolio.

“Rich is a world-class marketer and leader, and we are thrilled to have him join the Apex Tool Group leadership team. Rich brings extensive experience building global brands and creating value. We are confident Rich will lead our brands to an exciting new level for end-users, customers, and associates,” notes Jim Roberts, CEO, Apex Tool Group.

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Marie Fennema

Marie Fennema is the editor of the GRAPHICS PRO Today, covering news and guidance in apparel decoration, awards and engraving, and sign and digital printing.

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