Industry veteran Bennett returns to Fujifilm to lead packaging initiatives

Steve Bennett.
Steve Bennett.

Fujifilm North America’s Graphic Systems Division (Hanover Park, Illinois) has announced the return of Steve Bennett in the role of Vice President of Packaging Solutions, to lead efforts and drive growth within the packaging sector. Throughout his previous 20 years at Fujifilm, Bennett made significant contributions in a variety of roles – including sales, product marketing and development, corporate communications, wide-format solutions and electronic imaging. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Sales for North America at Esko Graphics, a company with a product portfolio dedicated to supporting the packaging and print processes for brand owners, retailers, pre-media, trade shops, packaging manufacturers and converters. Bennett was responsible for top-line sales for all solutions. Esko is a strategic partner of Fujifilm and its products will continue to be an integral part of Fujifilm’s packaging strategy, said the OEM.

Todd Zimmerman.
Todd Zimmerman.

“I’m very pleased that Steve has chosen to return to Fujifilm,” said Todd Zimmerman, Division President at Fujifilm North America Corporation’s Graphic Systems Division. “With over 35 years of industry experience, his background encompasses both analogue and digital print technologies. And, his knowledge of the packaging segment makes him uniquely qualified to define future product solutions. Steve will optimize our go-to-market product and service strategies, and achieve our growth goals in the packaging segment – one of the critical growth areas for Fujifilm.”

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Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.