WORLD COLOR PRESS, INC. NAMES TWO GROUP VICE PRESIDENTS-SALES
NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The appointments of John J. Egan Jr., 36, and Martin K. Jacobus, 40, as Group Vice Presidents - Sales for World Color Press, Inc., were announced today by Robert G. Burton, chairman, president and chief executive officer of the company.
In making the announcement, Burton said:
"Mr. Egan and Mr. Jacobus, each with World Color Press for more than 10 years, will share worldwide sales responsibilities for the company now headquartered in New York. The scope of our business extends to all segments of the printing industry, ranging from being the leading company in the country in magazine printing, to producng a wide variety of directories, inserts, catalogues and commercial documents. By utilizing the diverse talents of both executives we will maximize our strengths in the marketplace and assure our continued position of leadership."
Egan joined World Color Press in 1981 as a sales executive. In 1986 he became manager of Eastern Sales and in 1988 was promoted to vice president, Eastern Sales. He is a graduate of Bucknell University, and resides with his wife and four children in Katonah, N.Y.
Jacobus also joined World Color Press in 1981, and served in positions in customer service, sales, marketing and sales management. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, and holds a masters degree from Southern Illinois University. He, his wife and four children reside in Fairfield, Conn.
World Color Press, founded in 1903, is the country's largest printer of consumer magazines, and third largest among commercial printers. The magazines it prints include Brides, Cosmopolitan, Forbes, Golf Digest, Good Housekeeping, Gourmet, House and Garden, Hot Rod, Institutional Investor, Life, McCall's, Motor Trend, Organic Gardening, People, Road and Track, Sports Afield, Sports Illustrated, Teen, Time, TV Guide, U.S. News and World Report, Vogue, and Woman's Day.
In addition, the company is a major printer of directories, inserts and catalogues, and is involved in a wide variety of other commercial printing activities.
/CONTACT: Robert G. Burton, chairman, president and chief executive officer of World Color Press, 212-986-2440/ CO: World Color Press, Inc. ST: New York IN: PUB SU: PER BN-BR -- AT008 -- 4845 11/19/91 10:04 EST