Bell and Howell Leadership Team
The Bell and Howell leadership team possesses many years of strategic and industry experience, and leads the company with a 'Customer First' approach.
Kamal Advani, CEO
Kamal Advani is the chief executive officer of Bell and Howell. Mr. Advani has over 29 years of operating and finance experience in a variety of industries. He has held senior operating and financial roles at several companies driving growth and value creation and has served as a director on boards of numerous private equity portfolio companies working closely with their management teams. His experience spans several industries including financial services, manufacturing, publishing, consumer products, retail, internet marketing and ecommerce.
Mr. Advani serves as Director of Versa Capital Management’s portfolio companies Civitas Media and Manus. Before Versa he was a Managing Director at ICG Group, Inc., and he held several senior positions at Advanta Corporation. Earlier in his career, Kamal was a Manager in the Financial Advisory Services group at Coopers & Lybrand. Kamal is a graduate of Washington & Jefferson College where he earned a B.S. in Economics.
Lior Yahalomi, CFO
Lior Yahalomi is chief financial officer of Bell and Howell. Lior brings 20 years of global leadership and general management experience. He has previously served as chief financial officer and executive vice president of JGWPT Holdings, LLC. and chief financial officer and executive vice president of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. Lior earned a Ph.D. in management from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor of science in Engineering from the Technion in Israel.
Mark Van Gorp, CTO
Mark Van Gorp is the chief technology officer at Bell and Howell. Mark has been with the company since 1996 and most recently served as vice president of business development and marketing. Mark has more than 25 years of experience in the production mail industry and holds numerous patents targeted at making the communications process more effective.
Vice President of Sales Operations
Mark Kilgore is the vice president of sales operations at Bell and Howell.
Vice President of National Sales
Bill Kral is vice president of national sales of Bell and Howell. He has been with the company since 2006, holding positions including executive director of national accounts.
Vice President of Data and Postal Software Solutions
Chris Lien is vice president of data and postal software at Bell and Howell. He has been involved in the mailing industry for over 20 years, holding board of director positions with numerous associations and is currently the vice-chair of the Postmaster General’s Mailers Technical Advisory Committee. He has been with Bell and Howell since 2007, and was formerly president of their BCC Software team.
Vice President of Corporate Business Development
Mike Swift is vice president of corporate business development at Bell and Howell. He has been with the company since 1995, holding positions including president of Bell and Howell sorting and postal software.
Vice President of Sales, Software Solutions and Canada
Wayne Quesnelle is vice president of sales, software solutions and Canada for Bell and Howell. He is also responsible for sales for Bell and Howell Canada. Wayne has been with the company since 1998 starting as a National Account Executive.
Vice President of Bell and Howell International
Hendrik Fischer is vice president and general manager of Bell and Howell International. He has been with the company since 2003 holding several positions in the North American Sales Operations. Hendrik has previously served as the CEO of an information technology company in the US.
Vice President of Management and Messaging Software Solutions
Mike Maselli is vice president of software solutions for our management and messaging products at Bell and Howell. He has been with the company since 1998, holding positions including director of eMessaging, executive director of software product management and vice president of marketing.
Vice President of Marketing
Karen Morris is the vice president of marketing at Bell and Howell. She brings more than 25 years of marketing experience. Karen earned a bachelor of business degree in marketing from Georgia State University and has completed coursework at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School Leadership Development Program.
Vice President of Service
Jim Feely is the vice president of service at Bell and Howell. Jim brings over 25 years of industry experience having held both sales and service roles. Most recently, within Bell and Howell, he has held the position of executive director of sales, director of Service and the director of worldwide technical support. Jim earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Warren National University and an associate degree in electronics from DeVry University.
Blake Eaddy is General Counsel of Bell and Howell. Blake has been with the company since 1997.
Vice President of Enterprise Solutions Group
Mike Lambert is the vice president of the enterprise solutions group and Bell and Howell. Mike spent 23 years at CIGNA Healthcare designing and implementing its enterprise customer communications architecture. He has served as senior vice president of business development for Sefas Innovation; has helped establish and chair several user groups including the Exstream, EMTEX and Sefas user groups; has been a member of XPLOR for more than 25 years; participated in several Joint Technology Council initiatives; and was on the Strategic Advisory Council for ANACOMP and the Advisory Board for Return Mail Solutions.