Martin Automatic – Tekaxess appointed for sales and support in France

Martin Automatic’s sales manager for Southern Europe, Ed Pittman, with Gaetan de Charry of Tekaxess (Source: Martin Automatic)
USA • The manufacturer of splicing, rewinding, and tension control technology, has announced the appointment of Tekaxess for sales, parts and service support in France, with immediate effect. Led by general manager Gaëtan de Charry, who has 27 years of experience in the graphic arts industry, Tekaxess already offers sales, parts and service support to customers…

Pamarco – Allan Li in as new CEO

Allan Li will assume the role of new CEO of Pamarco (Source: Pamarco)
USA • The company’s current CEO, Terry Ford, publicized his retirement and succession strategy. Allan Li will assume overall responsibility for Pamarco, including all lines of business and functional groups within the company. Allan is a seasoned executive and has held various positions in private equity, investment banking, and management consulting. He comes to Pamarco after…

Doneck Ibérica – Alexis Mur in as technical sales director

Alexis Mur is now Doneck Ibérica’s technical sales director (Source, Doneck)
SPAIN • Doneck considers Mur to be an expert on the Spanish printing inks market. Since April 2017, he has also been managing sales activities in Spain and Portugal while supporting technical sales in France. By elevating Mur, management believes the Doneck Network has gained a specialist for water and solvent-based flexographic and gravure inks. With…

Matthews International – Gary Kohl appointed president of SGK Brand Solutions

Gary Kohl has been named president of SGK Brand Solutions (Source, SGK Brand Solutions)
USA • Currently serving as executive vice president, global business development at SGK and a member of the executive leadership team, as of late June Gary Kohl has been named president of SGK Brand Solutions business effective immediately. With experience in the digital and print communications industry, Kohl joined SGK in 2016 from RR Donnelley, where…

Scodix – Mauro Luini appointed as regional manager for Italy and Southern Europe

Mauro Luini, joins Scodix in a new role as regional manager (Source: Scodix)
ISRAEL •  The provider of digital enhancement solutions for the graphic arts industry, has appointed Mauro Luini in a newly created role as regional manager for Italy, Hungary, Slovenia, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey. He Luini has twenty years’ experience in the digital printing industry, which includes tenures at fellow market leaders HP Indigo and Heidelberg.

KBA Flexotecnica – New sales manager for Great Britain and Scandinavia

As new sales manager at KBA-Flexotecnica, Richard Warnick is responsible for the markets UK, Ireland and Scandinavia (Source: KBA)
ITALY • The Koenig & Bauer Group subsidiary KBA-Flexotecnica S.p.A. has expanded its sales team with Richard Warnick, the new sales manager for the United Kingdom, Ireland and Scandinavia. Parallel to these duties, he will also be acting as global key account manager. Richard Warnick has worked in the print industry for more than 20 years,…

New zone business director for UK and Ireland for the web-fed business unit

Bobst – Peter Redmond joined company

Peter Redmond joined Bobst, responsible for UK and Ireland's web-fed business unit (Source: Bobst)
UK/IRELAND • Peter Redmond has joined Bobst as zone business director for UK and Ireland for the web-fed business unit. He brings with him over 30 years of experience in the printing industry, having held a variety of senior management roles within engineering, sales and customer service operations. In his new role, he will report to…

Comexi North America – Olof Buelens appointed as vice president

(From left to right): Vitaly Norkin, Olof Buelens and Cory Heiden (all Comexi North America) during the recent FTA forum and Info*Flex event (Source: G&K TechMedia)
USA • During the current Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) annual forum and Info*Flex event in Phoenix, AZ, The company revealed the appointment of Olof Buelens as vice president of Comexi North America Inc. He has more than 20 years of experience in sales and service of packaging machinery and has a wide knowledge of the entire…

Flint Group – Benoit Chatelard in as new president & CEO of Digital Solutions

Benoit Chatelard will be the new president and CEO of the Flint Group’s Digital Solutions segment (Source: Flint Group)
NETHERLANDS • Taking charge in early May, the mandate of Benoit Chatelard is to further develop Flint Group’s Digital Solutions portfolio and customer reach in that arena, for which Xeikon is also a strategic element. Therefore, he will be put forward as CEO of Xeikon, to be confirmed at the upcoming shareholders meeting. In these capacities, he…

Uteco Group – Opens new customer support office for Asian Pacific markets

Jörg E. Kullwitz, Uteco’s chief representative for Asia Pacific, has opened a new office out of Singapore to support existing and potential customers (Source, Uteco)
ITALY • To better support customers in the growing packaging markets in the Asian Pacific region, Uteco has opened an office in Singapore. Serving in this capacity, Jörg E. Kullwitz has been appointed as Uteco’s chief representative in the Pacific Asian region to support existing and potential customers as well as the current Uteco sales team…