Press release from the issuing company
FLM Graphics has announced the appointment of Mark R. Hahn to the position of CFO/COO and Corporate Development Officer. Mr. Hahn has responsibility for the company’s financial matters and all print operations, and will work closely with the managers of the wide-format, reprographic and information technology functions.
Frank M. Misischia, President of FLM Graphics and FLM Reprographics, stated, “We are very pleased to welcome Mark back to the FLM family of companies, and I look forward to working with Mark as we embark on a renewed strategy of growth and service to our clients. Mark has an extensive background in the printing industry and having previously served as FLM’s CFO/CIO from 2004 to 2008, he knows the company and its management team. Mark brings strong analytical and leadership skills to our internal operations, as well as experience working with mergers and acquisitions in our industry.”
Hahn added, “I am excited to return to the FLM team, resuming the role of CFO, and now with the added role of COO, I’ll have a more direct connection with the company’s print manufacturing, both traditional offset and the company’s growing capabilities in digital print. In my new role at the company, I will be working closely with Frank M. Misischia, to continue and build on FLM’s tradition of excellence and efficiency in print and related marketing services.”
According to Hahn, FLM is financially strong and well positioned to grow as the market for print evolves and consolidates. Mr. Hahn added, “In my role as Corporate Development Officer, I will be working with Frank L. Misischia, Chairman and CEO of FLM, actively seeking to acquire companies in all of our service areas, including wide format, web-to-print applications, digital printing and traditional offset printing, as well as our reprographic services for the AEC market (architectural, engineering, construction). In addition, we are interested in acquiring, or forming strategic alliances with, providers of social media and mobile applications. We are a customer-centric organization and everything we do will be considered in light of how we can make it easier and more cost-effective for companies to rely on FLM Graphics for their marketing related services.”
Prior to rejoining FLM Graphics, Mark Hahn was a Managing Director of Brownstein Corporation, where he recently served as the lead onsite financial advisor in an engagement with a midsize regional electronics retail chain and as financial advisor to a yellow pages publisher. Mr. Hahn’s financial experience ranges from full responsibility for financial systems, managing monthly internal reporting and interfacing with outside auditors, to managing financial restructuring, cash flow planning, transactions and sales of businesses. His sales experience includes contract negotiation, managing sales teams, planning and directing marketing campaigns, and direct sales. He has extensive experience in planning optimum manufacturing workflows, executing the launch of new printing facilities, implementing quality programs, and entrepreneurship.
In his previous tenure with FLM Graphics, Mr. Hahn served as the CFO/CIO, providing strategic and quantitative analysis of acquisition candidates, with responsibility for all accounting functions, financial controls, management information systems, estimating and purchasing functions. Previously, he was a management consultant specializing in the printing and digital media industries, focused on the sale and restructuring of businesses, and also operated his own printing company
Mark Hahn has also worked in the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries. He serves on the Advisory Board of EcoGreenHotel, a privately held company which provides sustainability solutions to the hospitality industry through energy efficiency programs, an educational website and an online marketplace. Hahn is a graduate of Ramapo College of NJ, where he obtained B.S. degrees in Business Administration and Environmental Science, with a concentration on energy efficiency and solar energy design. Mr. Hahn has authored several articles, including the series “Rx for Tough Times”, published in printing industry trade and management journals, and is the author of “The Target Report” a monthly online deal log and commentary for the evolving printing and related industries. He has served as a volunteer for Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA), providing oversight to the N.J. Family Court on behalf of abused children.