Gregory Wong, former Director of Digital Operations at The Mitchell Group (Burnaby, British Columbia), has been promoted to Vice President of Operations. The Mitchell Group of companies includes Mitchell Press, Mitchell Digital and trade-only Pacific Bindery. With over 9 decades of experience, the company provides environmentally progressive visual communication production solutions from its 64,000-square-foot, purpose-build facility in Burnaby. Wong brings a strong pre-media, workflow and operations background to his new role and will oversee operations of the entire three compnies with a focus on culture, excellence and streamlining workflow.
“Greg brings a great deal of experience to this new role, having grown Mitchell Digital into an industry leader in just 5 years,” said The Mitchell Group President Garry Gunter. “As the Mitchell Group expands its capabilities and technologies, Greg will ensure that everything is synchronized, and that our teams are aligned to bring the right technology to answer our clients’ visual communications challenges.” Long-time team member Dave Howarth, Director of Press Operations, will retire in March of 2022 after delivering award-winning results for 14 years. Afternoon Pressroom Supervisor Tony Barraclough will then step into the role of Operations Manager. Wong added: “Many thanks to Dave Howarth for providing an award-winning environment for us to work with – and Tony is the perfect choice to take over his operational role. Our focus will be to leverage the incredible systems and teams we have to continue innovating, growing and delivering excellence in customer experiences.”