Printing SA is proud to announce the appointment of a new President, Mr Leal Wright.

Leal Wright entered the printing industry over 30 years ago as MD of Alex White &Co, a well-established Gauteng sheetfed printer. After the acquisition of Alex White by Astrapak, he was appointed as Managing Director of DLC, their flexo label division in Durban.

He continued his involvement in litho and flexo printing when he was appointed MD of Uniprint Labels and Packaging. His time there included the acquisition and onboarding of two significant competitors.

Leal now continues his industry involvement as Head of Marketing of Polyflex, the nationally based graphic packaging specialist which also has production facilities in Mauritius, Zimbabwe and Kenya.

He has previously contributed to industry affairs as President of the Central Chamber of Printing, President of the Printing Federation of South Africa and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the industry medical aid scheme, Spectramed. During his time in the printing and packaging industry, Leal has attended and presented papers at numerous trade shows both locally and internationally, and has visited many printers in Europe and USA.