Quark announced today that Mark Benfer has joined the company as senior vice president of sales for North America. He will report directly to Quark President and CEO Ray Schiavone, with whom he worked in a similar capacity at Arbortext.
His previous positions included senior vice president of worldwide sales for HealthMedia, vice president of worldwide sales at Arbortext, and a 17-year tenure with GE and GE-owned subsidiaries.
According to Quark, Benfer brings more than 20 years in technology sales to his position, including global experience in building and managing sales teams with market-leading companies.
Jay Nelson is the editorial director of PlanetQuark.com, and the editor and publisher of Design Tools Monthly. He’s also the author of the QuarkXPress 8 and QuarkXPress 7 training titles at Lynda.com, as well as the training videos Quark includes in the box with QuarkXPress 7 . In addition, Jay writes regularly for Macworld and Photoshop User magazines and speaks at industry events.