Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Robert founded what is today Cimpress in 1995 to provide small businesses with everything they need to market their business. Robert’s vision for the company emerged from his experience with the development of a retail kiosk design and printing system and from his in-depth knowledge of the small business desktop publishing software market. During his first 18 months at the company, Robert also served as an external consultant to Microsoft with the Microsoft Publisher desktop publishing product team for whom he researched and advised on the graphic design and printing needs of small businesses in Europe. He earned his B.A. in Economics from Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass. and his M.B.A. from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.
Cornelis David ("Kees") Arends
Executive Vice President & President, Upload and Print Businesses
Mr. Arends has served as our Executive Vice President and President, Upload and Print Businesses since July 2016. Mr. Arends previously served as our President, European Business Units from November 2015 to July 2016. Before joining Cimpress, Mr. Arends was an entrepreneur and founder of various companies. His relationship with Cimpress goes back to 2011 when he was Chief Executive Officer and one of the shareholders of AlbumPrinter B.V. which was sold to Cimpress in October of that year, and he served as Managing Director of AlbumPrinter until November 2012. From December 2013 to January 2015, Mr. Arends was Chief Executive Officer of NPM Capital NV. Before joining Cimpress’ executive team he served as interim Chief Executive Officer of Drukwerkdeal.nl B.V., a Cimpress company, from March 2015 to January 2016. Mr. Arends studied at Nijenrode Business School in Breukelen, the Netherlands.
Katryn "Trynka" S. Blake (nee Shineman)
Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer, Vistaprint
Trynka Shineman joined the company in March 2004 and currently serves as Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer, Vistaprint. Trynka brings over 15 years of experience in market research and analysis, strategic planning, database marketing and e-commerce to Vistaprint. From July 2012 to June 2014, Trynka was Executive Vice President, Global Marketing and Chief Customer Officer. She served as president of the North American business for which she oversaw the planning, strategy, finance, legal, HR and marketing for the North American business unit from November 2010 to June 2012.
Before joining Vistaprint, Trynka served as a director and senior manager for PreVision Marketing, an Inc 500 and Software 500 innovator in the direct marketing field where, during her eight year tenure with the company, she developed programs for several major accounts.
Trynka holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Cornell University, and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Columbia Business School.
Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer, National Pen
Mr. Kelly has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, National Pen since we acquired National Pen in December 2016. Mr. Kelly joined National Pen in July 2006 where he has served in various roles, including as the European Operations Director, the Senior Vice President of European Operations, and most recently as the President and Chief Executive Officer starting in June 2016 to oversee their global operations.
Mr. Kelly has over 20 years of experience at board and executive level positions in sales, marketing, operations, supply chain and sourcing. Before joining National Pen, he worked mainly in textiles and legal fields and has also held senior positions in planning, forecasting, production management, systems and process re-engineering.
Mr. Kelly holds an undergraduate and Master’s degree in law from University College Cork (Ireland), and a Master’s degree in Corporate Leadership from Edinburgh Napier University (UK).
Executive Vice President & President, Vistaprint Corporate Solutions
Mr. LeBlanc has served as our President, Vistaprint Corporate Solutions since October 2015 and as Executive Vice President since July 2016. Mr. LeBlanc previously served as our Chief Marketing Officer for the Vistaprint brand from May 2011 to October 2015. Before joining Cimpress, Mr. LeBlanc held various senior roles at Staples, including Senior Vice President of Retail Marketing and Vice President of Strategy. Mr. LeBlanc holds a Bachelor of Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a Masters of Business Administration from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College.
Sean E. Quinn
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Quinn has served as our Chief Financial Officer since October 2015 and as Executive Vice President since July 2016. Mr. Quinn previously served as Senior Vice President from October 2015 to July 2016, as Chief Accounting Office from November 2014 to October 2015, as Vice President, Corporate Finance from January 2014 to October 2015, as Global Controller from April 2012 to November 2014, as Director, External Reporting & Accounting from July 2010 to April 2012, and as Senior Manager, External Reporting & Accounting from October 2009 to July 2010. Before joining Cimpress, Mr. Quinn was a Certified Public Accountant with KPMG LLP from September 2001 to October 2009 in the firm’s Philadelphia, London, and Boston offices, most recently as an Audit Senior Manager. Mr. Quinn holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Saint Joseph’s University.