Allan is a seasoned executive and has held various positions in private equity, investment banking, and management consulting. Allan comes to Pamarco after successfully running a consumer goods company and has spent much of his career working with companies of all sizes in a variety of business sectors. His work involved the development and implementation of growth strategies, transaction strategies, and process improvement initiatives.
Allan received a BS in Finance and Marketing from Indiana University and an MBA from Tulane University. In his spare time, Allan enjoys exercising, sports, and spending time with his wife, their daughter, and the family dog.
President, Engineered Products Division
As President of the Engineering Products Division, Antony oversees all aspects of Pamarco’s carbon fiber doctor systems business Worldwide.
Antony graduated with a HND in Business and Marketing from Salford University, followed by a Diploma from the Institute of Marketing. He has written several technical papers on Flexo and is a contributor to AICC seminars to help improve understanding of the Flexo process.
Antony has 30 years experience in print. Starting his career at Cobden Chadwick, an innovator in corrugated pre-print and tissue, he subsequently became Sales Director at Synpro M.I. a specialist in prototype film and paper conversion equipment and first generation servo driven Flexo units.
In 2000 he founded a specialist carbon fibre doctor blade company which he subsequently purchased and renamed Absolute Engineering. Over the following decade Absolute expanded and developed into the World’s premier supplier of carbon fibre doctor blades. In 2014 he sold the business to Pamarco and now heads up the Engineered Products Division.
Antony lives in Manchester, England and spends his free time enjoying life with his wife Beverley and their three children.
President, Offset Division
With over 25 years’ experience in the printing industry, Bill first started with Flexographic Services in the UK, eventually becoming Managing Director. After joining Pamarco, he led the European operation, expanding it with a number of strategic acquisitions to develop Pamarco’s full service philosophy. In 2007, he moved to the US to lead Pamarco’s Offset group, first as President of Diamond Roller and subsequently including Chicago Manifold and Accel Graphics, when it evolved into Pamarco’s Offset Division.
Bill’s education encompassed study in Ireland and England at Wesley College, Salford Business School and The Institute of Directors.
He has two children and is an avid soccer fan. In his spare time he also sits on the Board of a non-profit which uses soccer as a medium for working with at-risk kids in the Atlanta area.
President, Flexo Division
John started his career at Pamarco as a Technical Sales Representative in the Northeast in 1987 before becoming Plant Manager of the Dallas and California facilities from 1988-1992. After a brief stint away, John returned to Pamarco as Plant Manager of the Roselle, NJ facility before being promoted to VP Manufacturing and then GM of the Gravure and Emboss divisions. John was promoted to President of the Flexo division in 2011. Prior to joining Pamarco he worked for Halliburton Services for 5 years in the oilfields of Abu Dhabi and Oman in various roles, ending as Field Chemist in 1987.
John’s education was in the UK, graduating from Turton High School in 1978 and being awarded a Diploma in Chemistry from Sheffield Hallam University in 1981, prior to immigrating to the United States.
John resides in New Jersey with his wife and two children, where he spends his spare time as an avid golfer.
VP Sales, Flexo Division
As the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Pamarco’s Flexo division, John is responsible for leading the Americas sales team and executing the strategies for sales in North America, Canada, Central, South and Latin America. With over thirty years in the printing and packaging industries prior to joining Pamarco, John held various executive positions at some of the leading suppliers to the printing industry, developing and managing sales and service organizations in North America, Asia Pacific, and Europe.
John is an internationally experienced executive who has an appreciation for the global nature of today’s packaging business and its impact on clients. He graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1981, is a member of the FTA and a contributor to technical articles in various trade journals and presentations at the AICC, FTA and FPPA.
John and his wife Kathleen live in the Atlanta area and enjoy spending time in the north Georgia Mountains.
GM, Flexo Division, UK
Steve Mortimer has over 23 years of experience within engineering, technical and senior operations positions of large multinational, blue chip organisations. Starting life as an apprentice, Steve honed his craft within 8 years in tier 1 automotive, after which he has spent the rest of his career progressing in a number of Senior positions within FMCG and the packaging industry (paper, cartons and most recently 8 years in flexo corrugated). Over that time, Steve has thrived within every field, claiming a number of “best in class” results and having significant exposure and ownership of all aspects of manufacturing and business operations, which now place him well to continue into General Management.
Most recently, Steve has been running a key operation of 130 staff within a high volume flexo corrugated facility which serves one of the largest key accounts in the industry. The focus on safety, quality, customer satisfaction, cost and operational efficiency have been paramount. Integral to the success of this placement has been Steve’s client relationships and emphasis on service and innovation, where he has personally influenced product changes which directly benefit clients operational performance, quality, bill of materials and overall shelf presence.
Steve’s successes, along with his technical background and recent consecutive award winning years at EFIA, demonstrate substance behind his achievement. The most recent Gold for Innovation category qualifying him to enter the prestigious Stationers Awards for Innovation Excellence, where he continued to scoop the best of the best and claim overall winner of the Product Performance category.