Circle Printers

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Management Board

  • Peter Andreou

    Executive Chairman

    Peter has held various senior roles within the Industry & Commerce Sector since 1989 at Caradon [...]

    Peter has held various senior roles within the Industry & Commerce Sector since 1989 at Caradon Plc, FujiFilm Ltd as Project Accountant & Business Development Director respectively until 2002 when he moved to become Group Operations Director at Polestar until 2009. Peter has undertaken a number of private equity roles including being Chief Executive Officer for Lifestyle Living Group from 2010-11. In 2011 Peter moved back to Polestar to fulfil the role of Chief Operating Officer until September 2015.

    peter.andreou@circleprinters.eu
  • Michel Guichard

    Chief Financial Officer

    Michel Guichard, Chief Financial Officer since June 2008. Born in France on February 7th, 1965. He [...]

    Michel Guichard, Chief Financial Officer since June 2008. Born in France on February 7th, 1965.

    He was raised in France and studied a D.E.A. in Industrial Economy and International Strategy in Paris. In 2007 he combined his role in Quebecor, as VP Finance Europe, with a Senior Executive Management Program (IESE, Madrid).

    After spending his first 5 years of his career in Spain, mainly in a Stock Exchange Company, he spent 10 years in Thomson Multimedia S.A. first in Spain, then in Thailand, France and U.S.A where he became U.S. Manufacturing Controller and Worldwide Manufacturing Center Controller.

    In 2005, he joined Canadian corporation Quebecor World in Madrid as Vice President Finance Europe.

    After actively participating in the sale process of the European Operations to H.H.B.V., he was appointed as CirclePrinters Chief Financial Officer.

    Michel has two children.

     

    michel.guichard@circleprinters.eu
  • Bryan Pakenham

    VP Consulting and Business Development Managing Director - Impresia Ibérica

    Since July 2016, Managing Director of the Spanish Operations at Impresia Ibérica and VP [...]

    Since July 2016, Managing Director of the Spanish Operations at Impresia Ibérica and VP Consulting and Business Development of the CirclePrinters Group.

    Born in Québec (Canada) in 1972.

    He held a Business Administration Degree from Sherbrooke University and is Canadian Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He gained extensive experience in consulting and auditing at KPMG both in Barcelona, Spain and Montreal, Canada.

    Since 2003, he has successfully assumed several positions at Impresia Ibérica in the Financial, Controlling and General Services Areas and gained strong printing industry experience. Since 2011, he assumed the position of VP Consulting and Business Development at CirclePrinters.

    Bryan and his wife have one child.

    bryan.pakenham@circleprinters.eu
  • Panu Torniainen

    Managing Director Rotogravure Division

    Panu has been employed by Helprint Oy since 1992. Panu has spent over 20 years in the company in [...]

    Panu has been employed by Helprint Oy since 1992.
    Panu has spent over 20 years in the company in different positions and his responsibilities have included operations, investments and industrial developments.
    After several positions in the Production department, Panu moved on to other areas in the company, including Customer Service, Technical Sales Support and Production Management.
    In 2012 he was appointed Plant Manager. As of February 2016, Panu is Managing Director of the Group's Locations of Helio Charleroi (Belgium) and Helprint (Finland).
    Panu is based in Belgium and he has three children.

    panu.torniainen@circleprinters.eu
  • Joachim Kühn

    Managing Director CirclePrinters Central Europe

    Joachim is the Managing Director of the CirclePrinters companies in Austria (Oberndorfer Druckerei) [...]

    Joachim is the Managing Director of the CirclePrinters companies in Austria (Oberndorfer Druckerei) and Germany (J. Fink Druck), having assumed this position in July 2012.
    He earned his engineering degree in Printing Technology from the Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences followed by an executive MBA degree in Corporate Leadership from University St.Gallen.
    His career path has taken him through positions such as Department Head Production Planning and Department Head Quality & Application Technology followed by Consultant and Partner in a leading print & media consulting company. Later he became Managing Director responsible for Sales, Operations and Finance at a printing company catering to the publishing industry. Prior to joining CirclePrinters group he served as Executive Board Member (COO) – Production and Technology – of a stock-listed company specialized in web printing and binding solutions.
    Joachim is married - born in Pforzheim (Germany) on February 1st, 1962.
     

    j.kuehn@oberndorfer-druckerei.at