UK and Ireland Mimaki distributor, Hybrid Services has announced the appointment of Brett Newman as its managing director. Having held the role of chief operations manager at the company since 2017, Newman’s promotion sees him take overall responsibility for the day-to-day running of the business along with increased involvement in the company’s strategic direction.

Koehler Paper Group, a leading global producer of high-quality specialty paper, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Beaver Paper & Graphic Media, Inc., the leading manufacturer of sublimation media to the dye-sublimation and digital print industry. In 2016, Koehler Paper Group acquired a minority interest in Beaver Paper and simultaneously entered into a shareholders agreement, leading to this final acquisition.

CMYUK has appointed Susie Williamson as a key account manager for its Interiors, Fashion and Design range of specialist textiles for digital printing.

Lintec Europe has opened a Spanish representative office in Barcelona to provide local support to its customers within Spain. The company has appointed Andrés Blanco Flores as Office Manager to support the activity of Lintec Europe B.V. and to manage operations across the local region. The office became officially registered 25 June 2020 and Andrés was appointed on 26 June 2020.

During the Board of Directors meeting of August 25, 2020, Klaus Röhrig indicated his wish to resign from the chairmanship of the company. He was increasingly concerned with his lack of physical presence in Mortsel as Chairman of the company, caused by the Covid-19 induced severe travel restrictions which may continue for several months.

Mimaki Europe, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, has announced the appointment of Takahiro Hiraki as Managing Director.

Summa is pleased to announce that Christof Van Driessche joins its leadership team as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) as of August 2020. In his role, Christof will be taking on the responsibility for Sales and Marketing within all Summa entities worldwide.

Durst North America continues its investment in label and packaging market by announcing Steve Lynn, Director and GM, New Markets will lead the division.

The Sihl Group, an internationally leading producer of printable media within the fast-growing global market for digital printing with locations in Switzerland, Germany and the USA, has a new CEO: On May 18, 2020, Peter K. Wahsner will take over the management of Sihl. He has extensive industry and management experience and will drive the further development of the company.

FUJIFILM Canada Inc. has announced the promotion of Stephane Blais to the newly created position of Vice President, Graphic Systems and Technical Services Divisions. With oversight of Graphic Systems and Technical Services in this role, Blais will drive greater efficiency and teamwork across both divisions.

Inkjet manufacturer Screen Europe has expanded its Service & Support team with the appointment of Mario Offermann as service manager for its customer base in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, where Screen’s print-on-demand (POD) business has quadrupled over the past three years. Offermann has over 20 years’ experience in inkjet technology.

Domino Printing Sciences (Domino), a global leader in the development and manufacture of coding, marking and digital printing technologies, and with operations in over 120 countries, today announces the appointment of Alberto Sanson as Chief Information Officer.

Natgraph – the global leader in advanced drying technology – has appointed one of its most experienced and knowledgeable team members, Darren Kerry, to the key role of Head of Technical from 1 July.

Industry digital inkjet leader Scott Schinlever has re-joined Electronics For Imaging, Inc. in a new role as chief operating officer for EFI’s global inkjet business. Schinlever, who starts in his new position today, has been charged with further expanding EFI’s market-leading industrial inkjet portfolio, while facilitating the analogue-to-digital transformation throughout the industry for EFI’s current and future customers. Schinlever will be responsible for all equipment, ink, and service solutions throughout the vast EFI™ portfolio in Display Graphics, Textiles, Packaging and Building Materials.

ColorGATE, a leading vendor of powerful software and hardware products for color critical digital printing applications, adds another well-known industry expert to its management team: Roger Albert has joined the company as VP of Global Sales and Business Development on June 1st.

Global Inkjet Systems (GIS), a world-leading developer and supplier of industrial inkjet solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Jeffels to Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Steve brings a wealth of financial, strategic and commercial experience to the role, enhancing the company’s financial and corporate planning capabilities for the next phase of its growth.

Landa Digital Printing, a division of the Landa Group, today announced the appointment of Arik Gordon as Chief Executive Office.

Global developer of integrated software and hardware solutions for the print and packaging industry, Esko, has strengthened its team and announced the appointment of Isabelle Manche to the position of General Manager, France. Isabelle brings over twenty years of experience in sales and marketing of software solutions and equipment for the printing and graphic arts market to the role.

Out of Home Advertising Association of America (OAAA) President and Chief Executive Anna Bager is to join the World Out of Home Organization board.

SA International (SAi), the leading provider of software solutions for the signmaking, digital printing, textile and CNC machining industries, has announced the appointment of Rick Scrimger to its Board of Directors.

Print industry sales specialist Matt Loede has joined Electronics For Imaging, Inc. in a key role driving digital inkjet opportunities for commercial print and signage businesses. Loede is the new Eastern regional sales manager for the EFI™ Display Graphics business, helping a broad range of print businesses develop profitable, high-quality and efficient signage and graphics production solutions, featuring EFI VUTEk® and Wide Format printers.

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