CIP4 Announces New Slate of Officers and Directors
DARMSTADT, Germany—The International Cooperation for the Integration of the Processes in Prepress, Press and Postpress (CIP4) organization announced the results of its 2006 elections for advisory board members and officers on its board of directors. CIP4’s advisory board is the organization’s governing body. The advisory board consists of representatives of each of three classes of members; partner, full and associate. There are 14 partner members of CIP4 and roughly 150 full and associate members of CIP4. Partner members automatically have one seat on the advisory board, but full and associate members are represented by advisory board directors that are elected with a simple majority and any representative of a member company from each class is eligible to be nominated for an open advisory board seat. Advisory board members representing the full membership class are:
Martin Bailey, Global Graphics
Elena Skobchenko, Dr. Lauterbach & Partner GmbH
Matthew Outram, Fujifilm Electronic Imaging
Jacques Thiebauld, Dalim Software
Henny van Esch, Optimus
Gerd van Gils, DiMS! organizing print
David Watson, Ultimate Technographics Inc.
The associate membership class has a discounted level of dues and is restricted to companies that do not develop software and systems for the graphic arts. This class consists of companies such as printers, prepress services, publishers, consultants, educational institutions, integrators, and others. Advisory board members representing the associate membership class are:
Stephan Jaeggi, PrePress Consulting
James Mekis, NPES
Janice Reese, Network PDF Inc
Once the new advisory board took over on October 26, its first task was to elect a new board of directors. The board serves as an executive committee and consists of CIP4’s CEO, technical officer, membership officer, finance officer, education & marketing officer, and executive director. Martin Bailey has served as CIP4’s CEO since its inception in 2000 and is a widely recognized industry leader. Bailey planned in advance of this year’s election to step down from the CEO position. Margaret Motamed of EFI, CIP4’s dducation & marketing officer since 2003 was elected to take over the CEO position, leaving the education and marketing position vacant. Mark Wilton of Kodak was elected by the advisory board to take over from Motamed. Wilton has been active in the Education & Marketing Committee and is the marketing chair and administrator for NGP.