Dean has 35+ years of experience as a manager and executive for prepress and printing operations, including those using lithography, large format digital, screen printing, and flexography. He is currently the division print and technology director of IDL Print, a business within Matthews International that specializes in point of purchase displays and signage for many Fortune 500 brands. His expertise is in strategic planning, development of operational strategies, and new business development. Dean is well versed in CI strategies and has championed the use of Lean concepts and tools at IDL. He currently serves on the board of directors of SGIA.
Print Executives Talk CI
Believing in the philosophy of continuous improvement is the easy part; overcoming inertia, employee cynicism, and day-to-day pressures to put CI concepts into practice requires real commitment. Our panelists reveal why their companies made CI a business imperative and how they are transforming corporate behaviors. You’ll hear about obstacles faced, lessons learned, and measuring CI’s impact. Find out how these companies are accelerating their rate of improvement and benchmark your progress against theirs.