Concord, NC—Rich McNinch, senior account manager for DNP Imagingcomm America Corporation, passed away suddenly at the age of 54.
“Rich was a great guy and extremely well liked by colleagues and customers,” the company announced.
Moreover, McNinch was a well-known figure in the printing industry. He started his career in production at a silver halide lab. He then moved on to work for Kodak Professional. Following that, McNinch joined Sony, where he won the prestigious Samurai Award, Sony’s top award for Sales and Marketing professionalism and achievement.
In 2011, McNinch joined DNP, where he continued his achievements and leadership. “He was an integral contributor and influential from North Carolina to Tokyo. He was a key component of the sales and marketing effort at every company he worked for. From a business perspective, he is irreplaceable and will be sorely missed,” the company added.
Rich McNinch touched many people in his professional life and carried himself with those rare traits that define most good men. He was trustworthy, reliable as well as loyal. “Rich was optimistic, funny, happy and caring. He loved his family and friends. He gave when he did not have a lot and helped when he did not have to do so. Rich was an invaluable friend as well as a fierce competitor.”
A memorial service is scheduled in Rich McNinch’s honor at the Kingston United Methodist Church in Kingston, Michigan. It will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 8, 2018.