USA • Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFI) announced that its board of directors has named William (Bill) D. Muir as its new chief executive officer. Muir was most recently the Chief Operating Officer of Jabil, a product solutions company. His appointment is effective 15 October 2018, when he will also join the Board of Directors. Muir succeeds…
EFI's new CEO: William (Bill) D. Muir (Source: EFI)
USA • The company has appointed Myron Petruch as its president and chief executive officer, effective 1 January 2019. He succeeds Rudi Lenz who will transition to the new role of vice chairman of the Board at Sun Chemical. In this role, Lenz will advise the business on key strategies and issues as they arise.
Myron Petruch, Sun Chemical's new president and chief executive officer, effective 1 January 2019 (Source: Sun Chemical)
SPAIN • Comexi has designated Rajko Bundalo as a new area manager for Germany, Poland, Hungary, Austria, Czech Republic and Slovakia, to reinforce its commercial team in this region.
Comexi has designated Rajko Bundalo as a new area manager for Germany, Poland, Hungary, Austria, Czech Republic and Slovakia (Source: Comexi)
USA • The manufacturer of surface treatment technology, has taken steps to strengthen its sales team in the US Midwest by appointing Joel Bartelt of Dotray & Associates Inc, based in the Twin Cities of Minnesota.
Joel Bartelt of Dotray & Associates Inc will take on sales and service responsibilities for Vetaphone surface treatment technology in the Midwest (Source: Nick Coombes)
ITALY • Dr Peter Lechner is the new CEO at Koenig & Bauer Flexotecnica, taking over from Christoph Müller, who moves to the company’s supervisory board as chairman.
Dr Peter Lechner has been at the helm of Koenig & Bauer Flexotecnica as new CEO since May (Source: KBA Flexotecnica)
SWITZERLAND • Peter Frei, CEO of the Pantec print decoration business, died in an accident on April 29.
Peter Frei, CEO of the Pantec print decoration business, died in an accident. (Source: Pantec)
MALAYSIA • Carina Shia has been appointed new sales manager for Southeast Asia.
Carina Shia is the new sales manager for Southeast Asia supporting KBA-Flexotecnica (Source: Koenig & Bauer)
USA • Robert C. Tiede has been appointed as the new president and CEO of Sonoco, replacing the retiring Jack Sanders, who served in this role since 2013.
Robert C. Tiede has been appointed as the new president and CEO of Sonoco (Source: Sonoco)
ITALY n Stefano Squarcina, who has worked in various segments of the packaging market over the past years, has been appointed sales and marketing director at KBA-Flexotecnica.
Koenig & Bauer AG,Wuerzburg
Stefano Squarcina has been appointed sales and marketing director at KBA-Flexotecnica (Source: KBA-Flexotecnica)
GERMANY • Ursula Borgmann, who chaired hubergroup’s Management Board and headed the technology division, handed over her responsibilities to her successors at the beginning of 2018 after more than 30 years in a leadership position. During 2018 she will continue to be available in an advisory capacity before she will retire. Consequently there will be changes…
Heiner Klokkers took over as Chairman of the Management Board on 1 January 2018, one of several changes in the hubergroup’s leadership (Source, hubergroup)
UK • The die-cut lid and shrink sleeve manufacturer Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury (formerly Chadwicks) has appointed Lauren Stone as an Engineering Apprentice. She joins the company on a three-year apprenticeship and is the company’s first female engineer. Working on a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance – EME Engineered Systems (Pathway E) Advanced Apprenticeship,…
Lauren Stone, Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury’s first female engineer, has joined the company on a three-year apprenticeship (Source, Clondalkin)
SWITZERLAND • The Swiss manufacturer of imaging systems for various processes for label, packaging and industrial printing has appointed Stefan Thulin as its new sales manager with immediate effect.
Swiss company Lüscher appointed Stefan Thulin as its new sales manager (Source: Lüscher)
KOREA • The company is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Schäfer. With over 25 years of professional experience in the global sales of complex and customized machinery, before joining SAM, he worked for nearly 20 years at Kroenert in various functions related to sales, the last as sales director new products. Before that, he…
Frank Schäfer has assumed the position of SAM’s new director of sales and marketing (Source, SAM)
NORWAY • Thomas Körmendi is currently CEO at Kezzler AS, a Norwegian company working with the digitalization of packaging. Earlier in his career Thomas worked about twenty years at Tetra Pak in various international positions. His latest position in Tetra Pak was as Vice President and head of North Europe with 1200 employees and four…
Thomas Körmendi will join Elopak in April as the company's new CEO and President (Source, Elopak)
Several months ago, the editors of Flexo & Gravure Global sat down with Aldo Peretti, Group Chief Executive Officer of Uteco and President of ACIMGA, the Italian Manufacturers Association of Machinery for the Graphic, Converting and Paper Industry.