ILG (International Laser Group) Welcomes Vice President of Strategic Business Development Al Zortea25 Aug, 2010
ILG (International Laser Group) Welcomes Vice President of Strategic Business Development Al Zortea
Woodland Hills, CA (August 2010) - International Laser Group (ILG) announces the appointment of Mr. Aldo (Al) Zortea as Vice President of Business Development for our Office Technology and Document Solutions Dealer Group.
“Over the past twelve months, we have experienced better than expected sales growth in our hybrid dealer network of clients through their purchase of our industry top performing line of HP, Lexmark and MICR alternative toner cartridges with a performance rating of better than 99.5%! It has become very clear to us that for continued growth in this channel and to continue the high level of customer support to our office technology and document solutions dealers, stronger leadership from outside of ILG was needed. That is why we brought aboard the best on the market—a veteran from both the laser industry and the copier industry—Al Zortea!” stated Gary Michaels, CEO and Co-Founder of ILG.
“Before joining the ILG family, I surveyed compatibles manufacturers and distributors and it became clear to me that the remanufacturer best suited to support the office technology and document solutions hybrid dealer network is ILG. ILG’s patented JUMBO COLOR® toner plus the most complete and comprehensive line of HP color alternative, Lexmark alternative and MICR solutions and ILG’s color cartridge performance rating of + 99.5% make ILG the undisputed leader in the industry!
Based on all of the above factors plus a family-owned and nurturing environment made my decision to join the ILG family a very easy decision,” said Al Zortea.
“Al’s extensive knowledge of the industry and managed print solutions will help position ILG as the premiere OEM alternative manufacturer AND service provider,” says Joe Shulman, VP of Sales at ILG.
Al has more than 25 years of experience directing product development and distribution iniatives, managing sales and marketing programs and facilitating better business practices and cost-saving strategies. Al received his B.S. in Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh after gaining admittance on a football scholarship. Al holds several advanced certifications including Engineering EIT and PE Certifications from the State of California.
Al’s 35 years in the business world adds a seasoned individual to the ILG senior sales management team, one with deep experience and wisdom in senior level positions at the who’s who in the document solutions and information systems industry. Al served at Honeywell as the Director of Marketing and Sales before joining Ricoh Corporation where he headed the National Direct Channel. As a seasoned professional, Al later joined Hitachi Koki Imaging Solutions as Vice President of Worldwide Strategic Planning. Al also served as Director of Business Development at MSE (Micro Solution Enterprises), a national laser printer cartridge remanufacturer. Al is a dedicated family man, residing in Simi Valley, CA, with his wife of 26 years and 2 children.
ILG offers extensive lines of premium quality OEM alternative products in both monochrome and color. This consists of more than 600 SKUs, including ILG’s exclusive JUMBO COLOR® toner range. ILG is also one of the world’s top private-label contractors. ILG manufacturing is STMC certified and all ILG products are North American made. All ILG products are tested to ensure excellent color quality imaging and sharp high-density print results. All ILG products are 100% guaranteed and backed by warranty. ILG’s sophisticated stock management system guarantees that we have even the hardest-to-get products in stock and ready to ship. ILG offers next-day delivery available through 4 strategically placed regional distribution centers in CA, TX, IL and PA. ILG is woman-owned and WBENC certified. The company participates in an ISO 14001:2004 certified toner cartridge recycling program that includes a documented ZERO LANDFILL initiative.
For more information, contact ILG directly at 800-937-2880, or visit www.ilglaser.com.