Leadership Team


Douglas C. Wagner

Douglas Wagner

President and Chief Executive Officer

Doug Wagner assumed his current position of Chief Executive Officer and President in 2015 after serving as President of IIMAK since 2012. Doug also serves on IIMAK’s Board of Directors. Doug re-joined IIMAK in 2007 as Senior Vice President of North America Sales and Marketing and was promoted in 2010 to Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. From 1996-1998, Doug held the position of OEM Account Manager at IIMAK. Prior to re-joining IIMAK in 2007, Doug spent nine years with Avery Dennison Corporation in their Retail Information Services Division last holding the position of Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Europe, Middle East & Africa where he was based in the UK. Doug began his career working for the United States Department of State serving as a member of the Foreign Service at U.S. Embassies in Tunisia, Guatemala and Saudi Arabia. Doug holds an undergraduate degree in International Studies from West Virginia University.


Joseph G. Perna

Joseph Perna

Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President, Finance, Secretary and Treasurer

Joe joined IIMAK in 2000 as Manager, Tax and Analysis and was promoted to Controller in 2003. In 2007, he was promoted to Vice President – Finance, Secretary and Treasurer and in 2008 he was appointed to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining IIMAK, Joe was a Manager at KPMG LLP, where he spent 7 years in public accounting. Joe is a Certified Public Accountant, a Chartered Global Management Accountant, and has an undergraduate degree in Finance and an MBA with a concentration in Professional Accounting from Canisius College.


Erin Johnson

Erin Johnson

Vice President
Human Resources and Administration

Erin joined IIMAK in 2019 as Vice President, Human Resources. With over 15 years of HR leadership experience, Erin most recently held the position of Global Vice President of Human Resources for Synacor, a global technology and SaaS development company. Prior to Synacor, Erin held various key HR and OD roles at Ingram Micro, a Fortune 100 technology and sales distribution organization. Erin started her career at Integer (formerly Greatbatch) as an HR Business Partner. She holds an MBA from Canisius College and an undergraduate degree from SUNY College at Buffalo. Erin is a Six Sigma Green Belt and certified in the delivery of DiSC© and Workplace Big 5 Profile assessments. She is an active volunteer for SABAH and recently served on the Susan G. Komen WNY Board of Directors.


Daniel Harrison

Daniel Harrison, PhD

Senior Vice President
Research and Development

Dan Harrison joined IIMAK in 1998 as Vice President, Technical Operations and was promoted to his current role in 2009. Dan holds fifty-five US patents in the field of digital printing and imaging and has developed various new thermal imaging technologies at IIMAK. He has also contributed to IIMAK’s efforts in the development of inks and coatings to expand IIMAK's product offering. Prior to joining IIMAK, Dan spent 16 years at Kodak as a pioneer in the field of digital photographic thermal imaging. Dan holds a PhD in Polymer Materials Science from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from William E. Simon School of Business. He has held a lecturer position at the University of Rochester where he taught a graduate level course on Polymer Surfaces and Adhesions.


Richard Johnson

Richard Johnston

Senior Vice President
US Manufacturing

Rick Johnston joined IIMAK in 1995 and was promoted to his current position in 2011. During his time at IIMAK, Rick has held various positions including Senior Process Engineer, Director of Facilities & Engineering and Director of Quality Assurance. Rick has thirty years of industry experience ranging from product and process development to operations management in inks, coatings, and organic and inorganic chemical manufacturing. Prior to joining IIMAK, Rick spent nine years in engineering and production management roles at Occidental Chemical, CP Chemical and Airco Carbon. He is an ASQ Certified Quality Manager and holds Bachelor Degrees in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.


Steve Emery - IIMAK

Stephen Emery

Senior Vice President
Digital Inks

Steve joined IIMAK in 2019 to drive growth of digital printing solutions for wide format and textile applications. He also oversees IIMAK’s industrial coding and marking business sold in the packaging market. Steve is an experienced executive with a successful 30-year career working for large global inks organizations. He held progressive leadership roles within the digital inks market, most notably as Vice President of EFI’s ink business. He also has extensive experience leading strategic acquisitions while managing key partnerships with Fortune 500 companies. Steve is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Whittemore School of Business with a degree in Business Administration.


Tom Bamrick - IIMAK

Thomas Bamrick

Vice President
Sales and Marketing, TTR Americas

Tom joined IIMAK in 2019 as the commercial leader of thermal transfer ribbons and direct thermal films in North America, Mexico and Brazil. Prior to IIMAK, Tom's 25-year career included various executive sales and general management positions at Ingram Micro, managing global sales channels and vendor partnerships. Tom earned a Bachelor degree in Corporate Communications and Business Administration from Canisius College. He is also a graduate of the University of California, Irvine’s micro-MBA program at The Paul Mirage School of Business. 


Gregory Gotthelf

Gregory Gotthelf

Vice President
iiMED Medical Manufacturing Solutions

Gregory Gotthelf joined IIMAK in 1991 as an Engineering Intern. Since that time, he held various operational, engineering and quality roles of increasing responsibility, including Vice President, MMS Programs, Engineering and Compliance for iiMED. In 2016, Gregory was promoted to his current position, Vice President of iiMED. Gregory graduated with a Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology and went on to earn his Master Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University at Buffalo.


Marcos M. Mendes

Marcos Mendes

Managing Director
IIMAK da Amazonia

Marcos Mendes joined IIMAK with the acquisition of In Press Technology, Inc. in 1999. Prior to joining IIMAK, Marcos founded, owned and managed In Press Technology and was a customer of IIMAK. Once part of IIMAK, Marcos held the position of Vice President, Sales until 2004 when he was named Managing Director of IIMAK da Amazonia with responsibility for all of IIMAK’s Brazilian operations located in Rio de Janiero, Sao Paulo and Manaus. Marcos holds an Electrical Engineering degree from Santa Ursula University and an MBA from PUC Catholic University.


Jose R. J. Morlin

Jose Morlin

Managing Director
IIMAK Europe

José Morlin was promoted to leader of the IIMAK Europe team in 2019. Prior to that, he held the position of Vice President, Sales and Marketing for thermal transfer ribbon sales and marketing in North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific regions. José joined IIMAK Europe in 2002 as Sales Manager and was promoted to Sales Director of the European business. He previously worked for European subsidiaries of Hewlett Packard and Gerber Scientific Inc. José graduated with a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland.


Thomas J. Noonan

Thomas Noonan

Vice President
Information Technology

Tom Noonan joined IIMAK in 2011 as Director of Information Technology and was promoted to Vice President of Information Technology in 2015. Tom has over 15 years of Technology Leadership experience. Prior to IIMAK, Tom was the Director of Information Technology at Marcone Supply. Tom started his career working for Delta Sonic Car Wash Systems where he held many positions including Director of Corporate Operations and Technology. Tom has a master’s degree from Roberts Wesleyan College in Organizational Leadership and an undergraduate degree form Houghton College in Business Management. Tom is on the Board of Directors at Connect Life and the Western New York Kidney Foundation.  


Pablo Garza Valdez

Pablo Garza Valdez

General Manager
IIMAK IDISA Mexico

Pablo Garza Valdez joined IIMAK in 2013 with IIMAK’s acquisition of Industrial de Informatica (IDISA), a long-time customer of IIMAK in Mexico. Since 2010, Pablo held the position of IDISA’s Commercial Manager. In early 2015, Pablo was appointed to his current role with responsibility for IDISA operations located in Mexico City and Querétaro. Pablo has twenty years of commercial experience and holds a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Relations from Universidad Iberoamericana.