Managing Director of DIC Australia and New Zealand
Topic: “The Evolution of DIC Auburn, Australia”
Bio: Ian Johns commenced in the printing industry 1972 apprenticed as Lithographic Printer in Adelaide. He held numerous roles as a printer running 40 inch sheetfed presses, for label, magazine, carton and security work both, conventional and UV. In rising to pressroom manager Ian sought new opportunities Coates Brother Australia as a Sales representative in Adelaide in 1988. Since joining Coates Brothers (eventually DIC) Ian has held the roles as Branch Manager Western Australia, Branch Manager Queensland, General Manager of DIC New Zealand, and Divisional Director of Newspaper inks. His current role, since 2009, is Managing Director of DIC Australia and New Zealand.