Three new senior staff were announced by Xeikon America, Inc. in support of the company’s North American digital printing business.
“We see tremendous potential in the North American market, and with these announcements we have put an even stronger infrastructure into place to support our growth,” said Benoit Chatelard, president and CEO of Flint Group Digital Solutions, Xeikon’s parent company. “One of the hallmarks of Xeikon’s 30+ years in the digital printing industry has been an unrelenting focus on the customer’s needs. These three individuals were appointed with that principle in mind.”
The Graphic Arts/Commercial Print segment of Xeikon’s U.S. and Canadian business will be led by Nancy Pappas who was appointed Director, Graphic Arts Sales in North America. She has responsibility for all sales activities in the graphic arts segment in the United States and Canada, reporting to Monika Olbricht, Global Sales Director Graphic Arts. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Pappas’s leadership experience includes more than 25 years’ in diverse marketing and sales roles within the Graphic Arts/Commercial Print industry in Asia and North America.
Todd Blumsack was named Director, Label & Packaging Sales for Xeikon America, and manages the direct sales team as well as the company’s relationship with its distributor Anderson & Vreeland. He reports to Hans Gerinckx, Vice President, Global Label & Packaging Sales & Channels. A former Xeikon sales director, he rejoins the company.
Formerly Xeikon’s North American Sales Manager for Strategic Accounts, Mark Pomerantz was promoted to a worldwide role as Xeikon’s Manager of Strategic Global Accounts in the Graphic Arts segment. Pomerantz has a wealth of experience in digital printing, having held sales and marketing positions within the industry, the company says.
David Wilkins, Xeikon’s Vice President of Sales for North America, has announced his retirement effective March 30th.