INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel Tags, Inc. announces the appointment of Chris Shimek as vice president of global operations. Mr. Shimek is succeeding Ken Dishno, who will be retiring after a remarkable career of 11 years of continuous service to the company and its employees.
A talented individual, Mr. Shimek has more than 25 years of experience in business strategy and execution.
"Chris is an excellent addition to our organization," said Al Rausch, president of Travel Tags, Inc. "With a focus on integrity, honesty, people development, strategy and process, we have no doubt he will deliver immediate and high-impact results."
Mr. Shimek has a passion for continuous improvement and excellent experience with the tools, techniques and methodologies that focus on waste reduction and elimination. His approach is hard on process, easy on people – always assuming positive intent. With a collaborative and team-oriented mindset, he will be a great fit for TTI, both culturally and professionally. He will focus on operational excellence and world class performance in the categories of Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost.
"I am excited to join such a recognized leader in the card manufacturing industry," said Shimek. "As we continue to expand and explore new markets, I plan to instill my proven methodologies and techniques to bolster the operational excellence at each of our facilities."
ABOUT TRAVEL TAGS
Travel Tags, Inc. is a Taylor Corporation company and global manufacturer of unique card solutions and specialty print products. A partner to some of the world's most respected brands, TTI produces millions of gift, loyalty and membership cards every year for 30+ countries. The company has an impressive history as an innovative trend leader, generating customer-driven solutions and the highest quality available in the markets we serve. TTI's turnkey solutions include in-house design, manufacturing, personalization, packaging, fulfillment and patented lenticular printing.
VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL OPERATIONS
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SOURCE Travel Tags, Inc.