Landa Digital Printing Announces Two Key Appointments in Sales and Field Operations
REHOVOT, ISRAEL—November 25, 2014—Landa Digital Printing has announced the appointment of Marc Schillemans as European (EMEA) vice president of sales and the appointment of Kobi Ulmer as vice president of field operations.
Schillemans’ digital print experience and proven results-driven approach will bolster Landa’s sales ramp-up and market penetration. He has a successful track record for building digital print businesses. During the past eight years Marc has held a variety of senior management positions at HP, from president of Scitex Vision to his most recent role as EMEA vice president of sales and market development for HP Indigo and IHPS, HP’s inkjet web business. Prior to joining HP, Marc held senior sales positions with Agfa, Esko, Xeikon and Xerox.
"I am delighted to join the Landa team and to be a part of this exciting journey", said Schillemans. "I look forward to playing a role in the commercialization of the Landa Nanographic Printing Presses and to getting these amazing machines into customer hands."
Landa also announced the promotion of Kobi Ulmer from director of worldwide sales to vice president of field operations, responsible for overall operational and logistical implementation of the company’s market strategy, including global customer satisfaction, consumables, facilities and field logistics. Ulmer continues to be responsible for all non-EMEA sales.
"The appointment of Marc Schillemans is of huge importance to our EMEA roll-out," noted Benny Landa, the company’s chairman and CEO. "We are pleased to have secured such a high caliber figure, whose reputation and industry experience speak for themselves. With Kobi Ulmer’s promotion to vice president of field operations, we greatly strengthen our senior team and reinforce our ability to deliver market leading products and services."
Landa Digital Printing is part of the Landa group. Its Nanographic Printing technology bridges the industry's "Profitability Gap"—cost-effectively producing short-to-medium runs. Landa Nanographic Printing Presses yield the lowest cost per digitally-printed page in the industry and combine the versatility of digital with the qualities and speed of offset. Founded by Benny Landa, the Landa group also includes Landa Labs, the group’s innovation arm, which explores nanotechnology for use in alternative energy, drug delivery and other fields; Landa Ventures, which invests in related technology firms; and the Landa Fund, which helps underprivileged youth pursue higher education. Benny Landa continues to add to his portfolio of over 800 patents worldwide, that provide the companies he founded with a solid intellectual property base.