PostCom Members News 

February 7

Post&ParcelSiemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics has appointed Adam Hill as the company’s new UK managing director. He succeeds Thomas Amend, who has taken up the worldwide role of head of mail, parcel & material handling. Hill joins from Gatwick Airport Limited, where he worked as a program manager on a number of projects delivered by Siemens. His new role will focus on further developing the company’s expertise in providing solutions and operational support across its portfolio.



February 1

National Association of Presort Mailers Hires Kathleen Siviter as Assistant Executive Director - The National Association of Presort Mailers (NAPM) announced today that Kathleen Siviter has accepted the position of Assistant Executive Director for the association starting February 15, 2018. 

Kathy has worked in the industry for many years, including 11 years with the U.S. Postal Service, 7 years as Vice President of the Association for Postal Commerce (PostCom), and over 15 years as President of Postal Consulting Services, Inc., which has provided services to the Parcel Shippers Association (PSA), Envelope Manufacturers Association (EMA), PostCom, NAPM, and many others. Kathy has also served for the past few years in a leadership role with PostalVision 2020, a Washington, DC-based think-tank organization focused on the postal/delivery/logistics industry. She has participated in the Postmaster General’s Mailers Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC) for over 25 years and was industry co-chair for the MTAC Workgroup tasked with recommending new service standards for all Market Dominant products in 2007, as required by the Postal Accountability & Enhancement Act (PAEA).

January 23

Post&Parcel:  Geoffrey Godet will become the new Chief Executive Officer of Neopost effective from 1 February. Denis Thiery, who currently serves as both CEO and Chairman, will continue in his role as Chairman. The company’s Board of Directors decided on this move at a meeting on 12 January. Godet will be based at Neopost’s headquarters in Bagneux, in the Paris region. His nomination to the Neopost Board of Directors will be proposed to the shareholder General Assembly which will take place on 29 June 2018. A dual French and American citizen, Godet has spent his entire career with the Flatirons and Jouve Group, which is involved in digital solutions for banking, insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, aeronautics, publishing, media and education. Thiery joined Neopost in 1998 as Group Chief Financial Officer. He became Chief Executive Officer from 19 June 2007 to 12 January 2010, at which time he became Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.


January 16

MarketsBusinessInsiderBCC Software LLC, a premium provider of address quality, postal software, and data-based solutions, is pleased to announce that Anita Pursley has joined the company as Senior Manager of Industry Affairs. 

Pursley joins BCC Software with decades of industry experience and expertise, including serving for two years as the Industry Co-Chair of the Postmaster General's Mailer Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC) and similar roles at some of the industry's largest and most influential companies. Pursley has also been recognized by the industry with several honors and awards, including the Postmaster General's Postal Customer Council Lifetime Achievement Award, the USPS Special Achievement award, the IDEAlliance Donald M. Mumma Award, and is a member of the IDEAlliance Soderstrom Honor Society. She is a regarded thought leader, frequently presenting at the National Postal Forum, the American Catalog Mailers, National Etailing and Mailing Organization of America (NEMOA), and IDEAlliance conferences.


January 4, 2018

Bell and Howell announced today that it has acquired the assets of Connecticut-based Gunther International Ltd to further expand its mail-inserting product portfolio and continue to build on its industry-leading service capabilities.              
This acquisition follows the purchase of Sensible Technologies one year ago, and most recently, the introduction of CX Touchpointsâ„ , Bell and Howell’s innovative omnichannel communications platform. Each of these transactions has enabled the company to better focus its time, attention and resources to the needs of the production-mail space.



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