Anderson & Vreeland Reorganizes Management for Continued Expansion


Bryan, OH – Anderson & Vreeland, Inc. and its affiliated companies have reorganized management along functional lines of responsibility to position the company for further growth and expansion. The reorganization affects all of the domestic businesses of Anderson & Vreeland Distribution, Nova Polymers and The Provident Group as of August 1st, 2014.

Darin Lyon has been appointed Executive Vice President of Anderson & Vreeland, Inc., a newly created position where he is responsible for sales, marketing, customer service, national accounts, technical support, sales and manufacturing of AVantage® liquid photopolymers, and research/development functions of the businesses.  Lyon formerly served as Vice President and General Manager for Anderson & Vreeland since 2008.

Drew Elisius has been appointed to the new position of Executive Vice President of Anderson & Vreeland, Inc. and is responsible for operating functions of the businesses, including Nova Polymers, The Provident Group, A&V Engineering, purchasing, product and raw material procurement, and warehouse/distribution. In addition, AV Canada and AV Mexico will report to Elisius, who formerly served as Vice President of Operations for Anderson & Vreeland, Inc.

Darin Lyon and Drew Elisius will report to Howard B. Vreeland, who now serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Anderson & Vreeland, Inc. “This reorganization is a natural transition, expanding the roles of executive management to position A&V for continued growth and expansion. It also recognizes key individuals that have contributed to the company’s growth in recent years,” said Howard Vreeland.

Thomas O. Gavin will transition from his position as President/CEO of Anderson & Vreeland, Inc. and provide direct support to executive management in their expanded roles. Gavin will continue to serve as an active member on Anderson & Vreeland’s board of directors with continued responsibility for all accounting and financial functions of Anderson & Vreeland and its affiliated businesses, including AV Canada and AV Mexico.


About Anderson & Vreeland, Inc.

Founded in 1961, Anderson & Vreeland has earned an international reputation as a leading provider of flexo prepress solutions for the graphic arts industry. The company offers a “systems” approach to conducting business by evaluating customer needs and offering the best solutions in the form of equipment, materials, training, and technology tailored for each customer.  A&V supports these solutions with over 50 years of experience and a staff of technical sales representatives thoroughly knowledgeable about the fine points of flexo. The company’s substantial flexo experience and technical support sets it apart from other prepress suppliers. This experience and support results in smoother and easier integration of technical advancements affecting flexo prepress.  Further information is available on the web at www.AndersonVreeland.com.