Xeikon Appoints Todd Blumsack to Lead its Sales Team
ITASCA, IL—January 15, 2010—Xeikon, a division of Punch Graphix, announced that Todd Blumsack has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Sales for Xeikon North America. Previously, Blumsack has been Xeikon’s Director of Sales, North America since September 2008.
A 19-year veteran of sales and marketing, Blumsack has extensive experience in sales management processes, lead generation campaigns, hiring and training sales organizations and building sales promotions. In his new role, Blumsack will be responsible for managing the sales team, and leading the sales support team, which is comprised of workflow and color management specialists. He will report directly to Michael V. Ring, President of Punch Graphix Americas, Inc.
“Todd brings an ideal combination of leadership, resourcefulness and vision to this role,” said Michael V. Ring. “He’s a seasoned and proven performer with a track record of driving sales success and building global sales strategies.”
“I am thrilled to be chosen to lead Xeikon’s North American sales initiatives at such a critical time with the company poised for growth,” said Blumsack. “I’m looking forward to continuing our sales management process improvements as well as improving the internal use of our CRM tools for tacit knowledge- sharing.”
Prior to joining Xeikon, Blumsack spearheaded the marketing efforts for the retail and bulk business units as Director of Marketing for Weyerhaeuser Company and built sales and marketing programs as Director of Marketing-Commercial Printing for Eastman Kodak Company.
A pioneer in digital printing, Xeikon designs, develops and delivers high-end digital color printing systems for the global commercial, document printing and industrial market segments. These systems are composed of advanced web-fed printing engines using LED-array-based, dry toner electrophotography, open workflow software, exclusive toner and other consumables. Xeikon’s production and R&D operations are based in Belgium and its solutions are distributed and supported through a worldwide sales and service network. Xeikon is a division of Punch Graphix. For more information, visit www.xeikon.com