José María Camacho
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer of CirclePrinters Group since February 2011. Born in Madrid (Spain) on July 15th, 1974.
He was raised in Madrid were he studied Business Administration at the Universidad Complutense before moving to Helsinki (Finland) in 1996 where he combined his studies in International Business at the Swedish Business School with a trainee position in Myllykoski Paper’s Marketing Department.
Moved to New York (USA) in 1998 as Marketing & Sales Manager for Latin America with Forest Alliance.
Back in Europe in 2001, started in the printing industry with directory printing specialist EINSA in La Coruña (Spain) before joining the Canadian corporation Quebecor World in 2002.
In Quebecor World he was responsible, as Managing Director, for the group’s operations in Barcelona until 2007 when he was appointed to the presidency of the group in Spain. After Quebecor World Europe became CirclePrinters in June 2008, Jose María stayed in this position until February 2011 when he was appointed to his current responsibilities and moved to the group’s headquarters in Amsterdam (The Netherlands).
José María is married and has two children.
Chief Financial Officer
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.
VP Consulting and Business Development
VP Consulting and Business Development of the CirclePrinters Group since July 2011. Born in Québec (Canada) in 1972.
He studied Business Administration at the Sherbrooke University in a combined Study and Work program with KPMG Montréal.
He started his career at KPMG Montreal in 1996 where he successfully obtained in 1998 the title of Canadian Chattered Accountant (CA). At the end of 1999 he moved to KPMG Barcelona where he developed various positions in Audit, Consulting, Training and System.
At the end of 2003, he started as Finance Director and Controller at Quebecor World in Barcelona, where from 2006 he also filled in the position of General Manager Shared Services. In 2009 he was appointed Financial Director for CirclePrinters Group in Spain (Impresia Ibérica) and remained in this position until he was promoted to his current duties with CirclePrinters BV headquarters.
Bryan and his wife have one child
Technical Dir. Rotogravure & GM HelioCharleroi
Panu has been employed by the 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.
Panu is based in Belgium and he has three children.
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.
Seppo is the Managing Director of CirclePrinters companies in Nordic area: Helprint Oy and Sörmlands Grafiska AB. He has been employed by the company since January 2007.
Mr. Rantala has a Masters Degree in Science (Chem.) from University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Before joining the company he made a long career with Kemira OY where he held several managerial positions from researcher to Vice President, SBU Paper Chemicals. Today he is living in Mikkeli, Finland but has also been working in USA, Canada and Lebanon in his previous job assignments.
He started with Helprint Oy in January 2007 as Managing Director and took also responsibility over Sörmlands Grafiska AB as CirclePrinters´ Nordic operations were put under same leadership in August 2011.
Seppo is married and has two children.