|NEW M.D. For MORGANA
|NEW M.D. For MORGANAQuen Baum has been appointed managing director of Morgana Systems Ltd. A well-known figure in the printing industry, he joins Morgana having spent the last two years as m.d. of Presstek Europe.Commenting on the creation of this new post, Andrew Webster who, with his fellow-director and co-owner of Morgana Paul Garratt, founded the company thirty years ago, said he was delighted that Quen Baum was coming on board."We have come a long way since those early days", Webster commented, "and growth in recent years has been phenomenal. Paul and I decided that we needed an extra layer of management expertise to take the company on from here and we are confident that Quen is the man to provide it. We believe he has the perfect mix of skills for the task, as well as the international experience that will help to grow our export markets."Overall control of Morgana will not change and Webster and Garratt are committed to working within the new management structure. "Quen's arrival" Andrew Webster said, "will enable Paul and I to focus our energies on specific areas of the business."Morgana's turnover has leapt by 88% in the last five years, largely due to the success of a unique range of UK-made digital finishing products. Many of these are international best-sellers with 84% of the equipment made at the Milton Keynes factory destined for export.Quen Baum relishes the challenge of leading Morgana. "My job", he says, "will be to build on what is already an outstanding success story. Morgana is at the forefront of digital finishing technology and the opportunities in both home and overseas markets are tremendous. I am looking forward to working with a dedicated team of professionals with whose help I am confident of further increasing turnover and profitability at Morgana."Quen Baum will be based at Morgana's Milton Keynes headquarters and will take up his duties from 3rd September.