Jeffrey Dietz Accepts New Role To Lead KBA North America’s Web and Specialty Press Division
New North American vice president overseeing fast-growing flexible, digital, newspaper, metal, and corrugated markets

KBA North America announces the appointment of Jeffrey R. Dietz as the new Vice President of its Web and Specialty Press division. In this role, Dietz will assume complete responsibility for the Flexotecnica CI presses, RotaJET digital inkjet web presses, newspaper presses, metal print presses, and the new corrugated packaging product lines. He will be responsible for sales, parts and service in each of these areas.

“We welcome Jeff to this very important position in our company,” says Mark Hischar, president and CEO of KBA North America. “We are fortunate to have someone with his broad experience join our executive team here in Dallas. We are confident that his innovative ideas and successful track record will maintain our company’s extraordinary growth from these new product lines. He will be a valuable and important addition to our customers and KBA.”

Dietz brings a diverse background to his new role at KBA. His most recent position was as the vice president of sales for a European-based anilox roller manufacturer serving all of KBA’s critical target industries. Prior to this he worked for major European and American companies in printing and packaging areas including digital printing, finishing equipment, and material handling. Dietz started his career working in a training program for a commercial web press manufacturer where he was involved in all aspects of the business including service and installation.

Dietz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from California University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Ohio University. He also has earned an Executive Certificate in Leadership and Advanced Management from Emory University in Atlanta. Dietz and his family will be relocating to Dallas where he will be based out of the KBA North America headquarters.

KBA North America is located in Dallas, Texas and a member of the KBA Group. Established 200 years ago this year in Würzburg, Germany, Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) is the oldest and second largest press manufacturer worldwide. KBA's banner, 'People & Print', reflects its dual focus as a leading innovator for print entrepreneurs. The group's product range is the broadest in the industry; its portfolio includes sheetfed offset presses in all format classes, post press die-cutters, inkjet presses and systems, flexographic presses, commercial and newspaper web presses, corrugated presses, special presses for banknotes, securities, metal-decorating, glass and plastic decorating. For more information visit the company's web site at www.kba.com.

Source: KBA North America