NAPL Business Advisory Group’s Nationwide Executive Search Helps Graphic Communications Company Fill Key Management Position
East Rutherford, N.J. (July 29, 2014)― Graphic Visual Solutions, Greensboro, N.C., has announced the appointment of Scott J. Rempe as Vice President of Sales. The National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL) Business Advisory Group was retained by the $25 million graphic communications company to help it fill the position and conducted a nationwide search to find an individual with superior management and leadership skills.
“We wanted to find an executive who could help us leverage and integrate our printing, packaging, communication and visual solutions capabilities for ongoing sales growth and new business development,” says Bryan Hall, Graphic Visual Solutions President. “We believe that Scott Rempe is the perfect person to help us shape our long-term sales strategy and build and manage a world-class sales organization. We are pleased to have Scott join our executive management team and know he will be instrumental in helping us advance our objectives in an increasingly challenging industry.”
A proven professional with established success in marketing, sales, and management, Rempe previously served as Vice President, Direct Mail Marketing Manager, for BB&T, Winston-Salem, N.C. In his 9 years with BB&T, he held a number of positions of increasing responsibility, including Assistant Vice President, Strategic Relationship Manager, and Assistant Vice President, Print Manager/Senior Purchasing Agent. Prior to BB&T, Rempe was with Coleman Resources in Greensboro, N.C., for 13 years and served as Director of Marketing and Customer Development. Rempe received a B.S. Degree in Graphic Communications from Clemson University and currently serves as a member of the Board of the Charlotte (N.C.) Direct Marketing Association (CDMA) and The Enrichment Center in Winston-Salem, N.C.
“NAPL provided invaluable assistance throughout our search, both through its extensive industry experience and its expert review and assessment of candidates,” notes Hall. “We knew the qualities and background we wanted in someone to fill this important position, and NAPL was able to handle the lion’s share of the outreach, screen, and evaluate all inquiries, and help us with the interview process so that we could identify and select the right person without being distracted from our normal management responsibilities. We know we made the right decision both in our hire and in calling on NAPL to help us fill this executive management position.”
NAPL is part of AMSP/NAPL/NAQP, a comprehensive industry association created through the merger of the Association of Marketing Service Providers, National Association for Printing Leadership, and the National Association of Quick Printers.
About Graphic Visual Solutions: Graphic Visual Solutions offers its customers the most diverse and comprehensive communication and visual solutions in the industry. These solutions include printing, labels/packaging, digital printing, wide-format graphics, direct mail, fulfillment, and design. Its unique ability to produce these seven solutions in-house allows it to provide a total color-coordinated solution to its customers in order to better manage and promote their brand. Graphic Visual Solutions is also FSC certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and promotes eco-friendly inks and recycled paper.
AMSP/NAPL/NAQP offers a comprehensive slate of business-building solutions that provides leaders of today’s printing, mailing, fulfillment, and marketing services providers with management tools and learning and professional development opportunities to help them make informed business decisions in an ever-changing market environment. Founded in 1921, The Association of Marketing Service Providers (AMSP) served as the national trade association for the mailing and fulfillment services industry. Founded in 1933, The National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL) served as a not-for-profit business management association representing companies in the $80+ billion commercial printing and graphic communications industry in North America, and served the quick and small printing business segment through the National Association of Quick Printers (NAQP). The associations merged on Jan. 1, 2014. AMSP/NAPL/NAQP maintains joint headquarters at One Meadowlands Plaza, Suite 1511, East Rutherford, N.J., 07073 (800-642-6275) and 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 320, Alexandria, Va., 22314 (800-333-6272). For more information, visit www.napl.org or www.amsp.org.