Shaun Kilfoyle retires, Michael Ring named successor at W+D North America04/01/2020
Neuwied Germany, April 1, 2020 - Winkler+Dunnebier GmbH, a worldwide technology leader in mailing and hygiene solutions, announces that Michael V. Ring has been named President and Managing Director of W+D North America Inc, Lenexa Kansas.
Michael assumes his new role from Shaun Kilfoyle who has spent over a decade at W+D leading the North American company through one of its most significant growth periods. During this time Mr. Kilfoyle led W+D North America’s successful integration of people and product growth of Buhrs, F.L. Smithe and Halm Industries company acquisitions made by W+D. Frank Eichhorn, President of Winkler+Dunnebier GmbH, commented “Shaun has led the W+D North America organization for the last 11 years with unbelievable energy and focus for growth on a very successful path. I would like to thank Shaun for all his accomplishments he and his team had achieved under his leadership and wish him all the best for his future”. Shaun Kilfoyle commented “it’s the right time for me to pass the baton to Michael and I want to thank all my colleges at W+D worldwide for all their support over the years”.
Michael Ring joined W+D North America in January 2020 as Executive Vice President of New Business Development. Mr. Ring comes with proven track record leading and inspiring teams. His background focuses on delivering exceptional value to customers and leading companies through transformation, both domestically and internationally, for the last 30 years.
Ring’s career started with roles in Sales & Marketing while at Xerox in 1988. He’s held management positions at Georgia Pacific, Kodak, Xeikon, and Gallus-Heidelberg. At Xeikon, Mr. Ring was the President of Xeikon North America and Vice President of Worldwide Marketing and, most recently, and before joining our team, he headed the Gallus-Heidelberg’s efforts in the digital label printing while residing in St Gallen, Switzerland.