Mark Andy announces Duane Pekar as new CEO
Print Solutions Packaging Solutions
Mark Andy has announced that Duane Pekar is the company's new chief executive officer.
He brings more than two decades of leadership experience and success across various industries, facilitating companies' growth and evolution by architecting innovative strategic plans and leadership initiatives driving bottom line impact.
His latest 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 a doubling of 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.’
Jason 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 am thrilled to help steer this organisation into the future,’ said Duane. ‘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 catalyse growth for our customers and business partners.’