Pruitt Joins Goss Directors

By: E&P Staff Goss International Corp. of Westmont, Ill., announced today that James E. "Jack" Pruitt has joined its board of directors. The former chairman and CEO of Harris Graphics Corp. has more than 20 years of management experience in the web-offset equipment industry.

"By integrating the expertise associated with Heidelberg and Harris, Goss has put itself in a unique position to deliver the innovation and value that its customers need," Pruitt said in a statement.

Pruitt joined Harris Corp. in 1956, held senior management positions in its printing divisions from 1972 to 1983, and was chairman, CEO ,and president of Harris Graphics Corp. from 1983 to 1986, having led a management buyout of the company.

CEO of postpress supplier Quipp Inc. from 1989 to 1994 and president of a management-consulting from 1996 to 2001, Pruitt currently is CEO of software supplier Pangaea Systems in Melbourne, Fla., where he is an active member of the Florida Institute of Technology's board of trustees. He also has served on New York University's board of advisors, Rochester Institute of Technology graphic communications programs, and the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation board of directors.


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