Marlton, N.J., June 19, 2017 – MBO America has appointed Lance Martin to the newly created position of Vice President of National Accounts. In his new role, Lance will oversee all of MBO America’s national accounts and OEM partnerships. Rich Freeley will take over for Lance as Director of Sales, effective immediately.
Previously MBO America’s Director of Sales, Lance has more than 15 years of sales leadership experience and more than 30 years’ experience in the print industry, including stints with R.R. Donnelley, Goss Graphic Systems, Gunther International, Western Printing Machinery, and Jardis Industries. He earned a BSME in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana before making a transition to sales early in his career. His technical background, paired with his extensive sales experience, has helped MBO America strengthen key partnerships with several OEM manufacturers and larger, commercial accounts. He regularly contributes to industry events nationwide.
“Lance’s background in mechanical engineering and his intimate knowledge of the printing world give him unique insight into how printers can best integrate today’s sophisticated finishing technologies into their operations,” said James Martin, President and CEO of MBO Americas. “We have every confidence MBO’s key national accounts and critical OEM relationships will continue to flourish under his guidance.”
“I am eager to apply the skills acquired over a long career in the printing industry to this new challenge,” Lance said. “It is an honor to have been given this opportunity to engage with our clients and partners at a higher level, and I am grateful for the confidence and support of MBO America as I undertake this new venture.”