Executive Management

ThomasThomas van den Oever, Managing Director
After completion of his trade test and working as service engineer for EAC Graphics, agents for Heidelberg AG, Thomas discovered a niche in the market to sell alternative to new printing machinery in South Africa, subsequently founding Printech in 1981.
Thomas is responsible for managing operations and driving strategy and is involved in all aspects of the business including sales.

RichardRichard McQueen, Financial Director
Over 20 years financial management experience gained in Financial Services, FMCG and Engineering industries both in South Africa and the UK. Richard qualified as a chartered management accountant (CIMA) in 2003 whilst working in London. Richard joined Printech in April 2016 as the Financial Manager and was appointed as a Director on 1 December 2016.

MarioMario Mangiagalli, Service Director
Mario qualified as a Printer’s Engineer in 1995 with CTP Publishers, where he spent 8 years as an ‘in-house’ engineer focussing on bindery equipment and specializing in Litho and web machines. Mario joined Printech in 1995 and is responsible for managing the service team of engineers, Mario has had extensive training in Germany on various machines with the specific focus on installations and servicing of different models. Mario was appointed as a Director on 1 December 2016.

StuartStuart Ridley, Sales Director
Originally from England, Stuart arrived in South Africa in 1994, and joined MAN Roland as a Print Instructor before progressing into management of MAN Ferrostaal. Previously branch/product Manager for KBA Southern Africa, Stuart joined Printech in 2013, responsible for Sales of capital equipment / consumables and sales team. Stuart was appointed as a Director on 1 December 2016.