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Company Overview of Jostens, Inc.

Company Overview

Jostens, Inc. designs and produces championship products, programs, and services for professional sports teams and athletes to share stories and celebrate achievements. Its products include rings for classes, sports, careers, and activities and interests; yearbooks for students and parents, as well as for advisers and staff; and photo gifts and cards. The company also offers graduation products for high schools and home schools, colleges, and pre-K to middle schools, such as graduation packages, announcements, senior apparel, senior jewelry, gifts and keepsakes, caps and gowns, diplomas and portfolios, accessories, and diploma frames. It sells its products through independent sales represent...

3601 Minnesota Drive

Minneapolis, MN 55435

United States

Founded in 1897

Phone:

952-830-3300

Fax:

952-830-3293

Key Executives for Jostens, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer
Senior Vice President of Operations
Age: 56
Director
Age: 58
Group President of Arcade/Lehigh Direct
Age: 73
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Jostens, Inc. Key Developments

Jostens, Inc. Appoints Chuck Mooty as Chief Executive Officer and President, Effective January 1, 2014

The Board of Directors of Jostens, Inc. has announced that Chuck Mooty has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer and President, effective January 1, 2014. Mr. Mooty will be filling the top seat at Jostens vacated earlier this year. Mr. Mooty will also be named to the boards of directors of Jostens and Visant effective upon his appointment. A long time member of the Minneapolis business community, Mr. Mooty most recently served as Interim CEO of Fairview Health Services in addition to being a member of Fairview's board. Prior to his role at Fairview, Mr. Mooty was the CEO and President of Faribault Woolen Mills and before that served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of International Dairy Queen.

Jostens, Inc. Announces Changes in Executive and Management Team

Mr. Tim Larson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Jostens, Inc. gave notice of his resignation of employment on January 23, 2013. Under the terms of his employment agreement, Mr. Larson will remain an employee of Jostens until later this year and will be available to assist with transition as requested. The Board of Directors has asked Jim Simpson, Jostens' Chief Financial Officer to be the key point of contact for Jostens' day to day operations during the interim period. The Board has initiated a search to fill the President and Chief Executive Officer position. VISANT Corporation also recently confirmed that Mr. Martin Nisenholtz will be joining the Board of Directors of Jostens. Mr. Nisenholtz was Senior Vice President of Digital Operations for The New York Times Company until his retirement from the organization in December 2011, where he spent almost 17 years. In his role as Senior Vice President of Digital Operations he was responsible for strategy development, operations and management of The New York Times Company's digital properties and oversaw the company's digital efforts, including in the mobile arena. Mr. Nisenholtz is an active leader in the advertising and publishing industries and is a member of the board of directors of several publicly and privately held companies in the media and data analytics space. He founded the Online Publishers Association (OPA) in 2001.

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