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February '20

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8 P R I N T W E A R F E B R U A R Y 2 0 2 0 8 P R I N T W E A R F E B R U A R Y 2 0 2 0 BUSINESSWATCH Hanesbrands (Winston-Salem, N.C.) announces the departure of chief financial officer Barry A. Hytinen. According to HanesBrands, Hytinen re- cently accepted "another career opportunity outside of the apparel industry." With the announcement, HanesBrands says it plans to search for a new CFO with the help of an outside firm. The company is considering both internal and external candidates. "Barry is a talented finance professional, and we appreciate his contributions over the past two years to strategy development and to strengthening our finance organization," says Hanes CEO Gerald W. Evans Jr. "Barry is leaving us with an excellent global finance organiza- tion, and we remain committed to our 'Sell More, Spend Less, and Generate Cash' corporate strategic initiatives. We wish Barry well in his future endeavors." Brother International Corporation (BIC-USA) (Bridgewater, NJ) appoints Kazufumi ("Kaz") Ikeda to the chairman of BIC-USA's board of directors and Don Cummins, also a BIC-USA board member, to president of BIC-USA. Ikeda has served as president since 2014, and first joined Brother Industries, Ltd. (Japan) ("BIL") in 1985. His previous roles span a variety of positions, including general manager of corporate planning for BIL and deputy managing director responsible for general management of Brother International Germany GmbH. Cummins joined Brother USA in 1985, serving various product management roles and leadership positions, eventually acting as ex- ecutive vice president for all company sales and marketing in 2019. "Kaz has led BIC-USA to achieve record-breaking results and has made Brother Americas stronger and more competitive," comments Ichiro Sasaki, President of BIL. "His leadership over the past five years has taken Brother through business, operational, and talent transfor- mations, guiding us towards our medium-term business strategy and Global Vision." "Don's long-standing history with the company and vast product marketing experience will be an asset to Brother Americas in furthering our vision and goals. He has been engaged in the printing business for many years and has made a significant contribution to the growth of the business. I am excited for both Kaz and Don and their continuing work with the current management team in achieving the next phase of our goals at Brother." Global Graphics (Cambridge, England) ap- points Mike Rottenborn to chief executive officer following the decision of Gary Fry to step down from the position. Fry previously served as CEO since 2008 and was been responsible for spearheading the company's success in providing software solutions for inkjet printing, according to the company. Rottenborn previously served as president and CEO of HYBRID Software Inc. He founded HYBRID in 2007 to provide a software solution that bridges the gap between e-commerce portals, prepress workflows, and MIS/ERP systems. Rottenborn's career in the graphic arts industry spans 30 years, including an early stint with DuPont Printing & Publishing. Guido Van der Schueren, chairman of Global Graphics, says, "Gary Fry has been instrumental in shaping Global Graphics into the organization it is today with a very clear strategic focus on digital and inkjet printing, and the board is grateful for the energy and dyna- mism he has brought to the role. In Mike Rottenborn, the company has the ideal candidate to succeed Gary due to his impeccable tech- nical credentials combined with extensive commercial experience." PolyOne Corporation (Cleveland) appoints Woon Keat Moh ("Moh") to the position of president of color, additives, and inks. Moh succeeds Mark Crist, who is retiring after more than 30 years of working in the specialty materials industry. "Moh is a global leader, natural collaborator, and results-driven professional, who has always lived our core values and our commitment to serving customers," says Robert M. Patterson, CEO of PolyOne. Moh holds more than 20 years of experience in the specialty polymer sector, including a career with PolyOne, which began in 2010. The company credits Moh with delivering "success in each of his expanded roles," including sales director for PolyOne's color and additives segment in Asia, general manager of engineered materials Asia, and most recently as vice president for the Asia region. Moh operates from company headquarters in Avon Lake, Ohio. "I'm extremely proud to lead our innovative, global team of as- sociates in the dynamic and diverse markets we serve with our colors, additives, and inks," says Moh. "I look forward to helping our cus- tomers overcome their business challenges with our growing sustain- able solutions portfolio and world-class service." PRINTWEAR PEOPLE Hytinen Cummins Rottenborn Moh

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