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Maxcess defines new executive leadership team

Posted December 13, 2010

Oklahoma City, OK. – Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry, introduces a world-class executive leadership team to realize the company’s mission of understanding customer needs and delivering above expectations.

Regional leaders will oversee a global network of manufacturing facilities to provide a consistent experience for customers from start to finish. Dan Crofford, Vice President - North America, Francesco Cristante, Managing Director - Europe, and Robert Liu, Managing Director - China will foster operational excellence while maintaining a flexible network of production locations worldwide to meet customer demand.

To further ensure consistency worldwide and deliver greater value to the customer, Doug Knudtson, Vice President Global Operations will facilitate the sharing of best practices among Maxcess operations around the world. Ron Schmidt, Vice President – Asia Pacific will be responsible for sales growth throughout Asia, South America and other emerging markets, with additional responsibility for Maxcess factories and offices in Japan, India, Singapore and Brazil to support Maxcess customers as they expand into new, fast-growing regions. Merlyn DeVries, Chief Financial Officer will serve as a key advisor on major strategic issues to secure a strong financial foundation, supporting future growth and innovation from Maxcess.

“This team represents the best-of-class leadership that will secure our future by delivering Fife, MAGPOWR and Tidland products when and where our customers need them,” said Greg Jehlik, CEO of Maxcess. “The framework is now set to ensure a sustainable and consistent level of service and support for our customers in any region.”

Maxcess helps the web handling industry maximize productivity with convenient access to innovative products and services worldwide. By bringing together the leading brands of Fife, MAGPOWR and Tidland, Maxcess has built an unrivaled network of application experts with over 170 years combined experience to help customers improve efficiency and production quality anywhere in the world.