Ennis Inc. Announces Realignment of Management
Ennis Inc., Midlothian, Texas, has announced the realignment of its operational management team to drive continuous improvement and better position the company for future growth. Three of the top general managers, all having multiple facility responsibilities, have been promoted to business unit directors and have relocated to the corporate offices in Midlothian. Ennis Inc. will divide its 55 manufacturing facilities amongst Wade Brewer, Steve Reifel and Kevin Johnston to oversee all plant operational needs.
Wade Brewer has been in the print industry for 32 years, with more than four of those being with Ennis Inc. He previously served as the general manager of PrintXcel, Clarksville, Tenn.; Mutual Graphics, Knoxville, Tenn.; and Printegra, Fairport, N.Y. In his new role, he will manage 16 Ennis Inc. facilities, including all of the Printegra and PrintXcel facilities. Prior to Ennis Inc., Brewer held positions at Cenveo as vice president of operations, and at Transkrit as senior product manager.
Steve Reifel has spent his entire career in the print industry working at Ennis Inc., and in those 17 years he has managed eight of its facilities. Prior to Ennis Inc. he worked within the mobile home industry setting up manufacturing work centers. During his time with Ennis Inc., Reifel has had the opportunity to take several underperforming plants and turn them into top-performing facilities.
Kevin Johnston has 35 years of experience in the print industry, seven of those being with Ennis Inc. Johnston joined Ennis Inc. as the general manager of the Chatham, Va., facility. He previously managed the PrintXcel facility in Toledo, Ohio, during his tenure with Cenveo. During his seven years, Johnston has managed 12 of Ennis Inc.’s manufacturing facilities. Johnston has succeeded in turning five underperforming Ennis Inc. facilities to top-performing facilities.
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