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 n 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,…
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.
DENMARK • The supplier of flexo presses and equipment to the packaging and industrial printing markets appointed Ronni Nielsen as area sales manager in EMEA.
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Ronni Nielsen has been appointed area sales manager in EMEA for the Tresu solutions division (Source: Tresu)
SWITZERLAND • The centre of digital innovation of Bobst has appointed Reto Simmen as its chief business officer (CBO).
Mouvent appointed Reto Simmen as chief business officer (Source: Mouvent)
USA • The division of MacDermid Performance Solutions (MPS) appointed Alicia Gibson as global strategic marketing & portfolio manager with focus on growth for the company’s printing plate technologies.
MacDermid Graphic Solutions appointed Alicia Gibson as global strategic marketing & portfolio manager (Source: MacDermid)
THE NETHERLANDS • The company has increased its presence in France with a new appointment of Carole Binczyk as sales representative, joining the existing local team of José Moreira and Jean-Pierre Verne.
Carole Binczyk has been appointed sales representative for France (Source: Apex)
USA • The manufacturer of converting machinery for the tissue, nonwovens and package-printing industries appointed Dave Wall printing, coating and laminating value stream leader.
Dave Wall has been appointed printing, coating and
laminating value stream leader for PCMC (Source: PCMC)
GERMANY • The Supervisory Board of the RKW Group has appointed Reinhold Franke to the RKW Executive Board, effective beginning September 1, 2017. A graduate in business administration, Franke has decades of experience in the sales and marketing of plastic films and flexible packaging. He takes over the tasks of Board member Matthias Kaufmann, who left…
Reinhold Franke has been appointed to the RKW Executive Board and serves as head of the packaging division (Source, RKW)
GERMANY • After five years in various executive positions at Siegwerk, on 1 September, Dr Jan Breitkopf joined the board of management where he has taken over the position of president packaging EMEA from Hugo Noordhoek Hegt. Breitkopf will join the board of the packaging ink manufacturer to oversee the European, Middle East and African (EMEA)…
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Dr Jan Breitkopf has joined the board of management in the position of president packaging EMEA (Source, Siegwerk)
USA • Having previously served as president of Strategy Development, an industry consulting firm, Callinan has held numerous senior management and executive roles at Fortune 500 companies including CFO/VP of Operations for a $335 million document technology business and president of a $1.4 billion business unit with 1,100 sales professionals and 6,800 employees.
Flexprint has named Tom Callinan as new president of the company (Source, Flexprint)
USA • Chris Chappel has joined the company as sales consultant for the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. He brings 15 years of hands-on experience in the print trade beginning in offset litho and moving on to flexo with Skanem. Most recently, he was sales manager for UK narrow web press manufacturer Edale.
Chris Chappel has joined Martin Automatic’s sales team (Source, Martin Automatic)