International Newspaper Group Announces Its New Board of Directors


In announcing the International Newspaper Group’s (ING) new board of directors today, Russ Newton, General Manager of Bay Area Production Services and incoming ING President, was elated to share this statement: “Every single one of our 2019 ING board members already has his oars in the water, supporting this “must attend” event. ING’s mission and purpose statement is clear: “If you are the one in your organization responsible for Print, Logistics, Distribution, Workflows, Integrated Services, Real Estate/Facilities and more… ING is the one event you must attend to learn how your fellow production/operations leaders and suppliers are navigating the sea of change affecting our businesses. SAVE the Date October 4th and 5th 2019… we will deliver!”

The 2019 ING Board of Directors is comprised of 22 leading industry executives.  “We are proud to introduce our 2019 ING directors to the industry, all of whom will be recognized by the newspaper industry as energetic, knowledgeable professionals driven for success,” said Mark Hall, Postmedia Network Regional Director, and incoming ING Vice President.

“Watch for our ING program launch the week of December 3rd.  Thanks to this dedicated and committed team of industry servant leaders, we will host the premiere networking event for print centric leaders in 2019, stated Steve Mattingly, SVP Southern Lithoplate and incoming ING Marketing & Program Chair.

ING 2019 Officers

Russ Newton, Board President (Bay Area Production, General Manager)

Mark Hall, Vice President (Post Media Network, Regional Director)

Tom Travis, Treasurer (Sports Information Group/Daily Racing Form, VP-Production & Distribution)

Kevin Desmond, Secretary (Star Tribune Media Co, SVP Operations)

Steve Mattingly, Program Chair (Southern Lithoplate, Senior VP Marketing)

Joe Bowman, Immediate past president (Plain Dealer Publishing Company, Vice President Operations)


ING 2019 Directors:

Alvin Nesmith (Tampa Bay Times, Production Manager)

Beau Campbell (The Siebold Company, VP Midwest Sales)

Bill Bolger (Gannett Publishing Services, VP Operations)

Brian Karnick (Tribune Publishing, SVP Manufacturing)

Clarence Jackson (Atlanta Journal Constitution, Sr. Director of Operations)

Doug Wilson (Adams Publishing Group, VP of Production)

Gary Owen (Muller Martini Corp, Director – Sales Mailroom Solutions)

Jesse Samaniego (Central Ink Corp, National Sales Manager)

Joseph Vincent (Dow Jones & Company, SVP Operations)

Mike Dodd (US Ink, President)

Mike Green (Flint Group, VP Sales North America)

Richard Rinehart (McClatchy, Director of Operations)

Ron Sams (manroland Goss Group, VP of Sales)

Todd Socia (New York Times, VP – Production)

Wayne Pelland (Gatehouse Media, VP of Manufacturing & Distribution)

William H, May, Jr. (Dallas Morning News, VP Operations)


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