Oce North America Executive Named to Book Manufacturers' Institute Board of Directors
Nov 14, 2012 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Oce, a Canon Group Company and an international provider of digital document management, announced that Oce executive Guy Broadhurst has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Book Manufacturers' Institute Inc. (BMI).
"I'm thrilled to be joining an esteemed group of professionals on BMI's Board of Directors," said Broadhurst, Vice President, New Technologies and Client Solutions, Oce North America, Production Printing Systems. "In this digital age, the changes experienced in just the last 10 years have been extraordinary. As technology continues to evolve at an increasingly dizzying pace, BMI will play an ever more important role in shaping the future direction of the book industry. I'm excited to be a part of that mission."
"BMI is proud to have Guy join the BMI Board of Directors," said Daniel Bach, Executive Vice President, BMI. "Guy will be very instrumental in the planning and development of programs that will provide value to the members of BMI, and support efforts to expand their membership base in the digital print markets."
For more than 25 years, Broadhurst worked in digital printing technology. At Oce North America, he has been responsible for directing development, positioning, marketing and sales support for all digital printing systems, document and workflow management software, media development, and pre- and post-processing and finishing alliances. Broadhurst has been directly involved in bringing a number of key innovations to market, ultimately helping many companies achieve their goals.
Broadhurst's election to BMI's Board of Directors marks his second such appointment in just over a year. In September 2011, Broadhurst was elected to the Board of Directors of the Accrediting Council for Collegiate Graphic Communications, Inc. (ACCGC), an independent body of industry and education professionals devoted to promoting excellence in graphic communications education. He views such honors as acknowledgement of the increasing role that digital press manufacturers are playing in today's book industry.
BMI is a trade association of the book manufacturing industry.
Oce is a provider of document management and printing for professionals.
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