Mark Andy has appointed Duane Pekar as the company’s new chief executive officer.
Pekar brings more than two decades of C-suite leadership experience and success across various industries, facilitating companies’ growth and evolution by architecting innovative strategic plans and leadership initiatives driving bottom-line impact.
Pekar’s last role was as president and CEO of Trajus Building Products, where he steered the parent company – and its three subsidiaries, including multi-family interiors leader Republic Elite – through significant operational enhancements, resulting in doubling Trajus’ revenue. He held additional key leadership roles at Midstate Berkshire, FRAM Group, Honeywell, Carrier, and General Motors.
Jason Desai, the outgoing CEO of Mark Andy, expressed his gratitude for serving as CEO with an exceptional team and building relationships with valued customers.
'The board has laid out a leadership succession plan that best serves Mark Andy and our customers’ interests now and into the future. We are fully confident that Duane brings the vision and decades of experience needed to propel our company forward,' Desai said.
Desai will continue his involvement in Mark Andy as a member of the board of directors.
'Mark Andy is a true graphic and printing pioneer, and I’m thrilled to help steer this organization into the future,' said Pekar. 'With its legacy in the flexographic and digital printing industry and a reputation for strong technical knowledge and customer-centric service, Mark Andy plays a leadership role in the converting industry, and I am eager to build on this legacy, spearheading innovations that will catalyze growth for our customers and business partners.'
Desai added that bringing Pekar on board signified Mark Andy’s pledge to pioneer innovation while fostering customer success.
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