Xeikon appoints Sljapic as Vice President of Global Sales

Dr. Vlad Sljapic.
Dr. Vlad Sljapic.

Xeikon has announced that Dr. Vlad Sljapic has joined its management team as Vice President of Global Sales. His role will be to lead Xeikon’s worldwide sales organization and expand the company’s global strategic sales efforts in the digital printing market. “Xeikon is one of the leading digital brands in the print world and has an impressive portfolio of dedicated workflow, digital printing and converting solutions which are constantly growing. A recent entry of Xeikon into UV inkjet is a testament to that trend,” Sljapic added. “Joining the company at these exciting times is a great honour, as is being invited to lead the sales organization in striving for even greater success.”

Sljapic holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, a Masters Degree in Engineering Management, and a Ph.D. in Nanotechnology applied to inkjet-printable electronics. He’s held a variety of Research Fellowship posts in the UK, working on a string of projects in molecule-sized sensor development and biomedical lab-on-a-chip research. He completed his MBA focused on digital printing in 2013. As of 2004, Sljapic held a number of management roles in the digital printing arena, including in R&D, Global Product Management, Marketing, Sales and General Management. He was running the EMEA business for the Domino Digital Printing Division just prior to joining Xeikon.

Benoit Chatelard.
Benoit Chatelard.

“We’re pleased to welcome Vlad to our company,” said Benoit Chatelard, President & CEO of Digital Solutions at parent company Flint Group. “As we work to build a broader team to continuously grow our market share and expand our worldwide sales organization, the profound knowledge and competence that Vlad brings will help us in even better executing our strategy,”

 

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