Xeikon announced today that Dr. Vlad Sljapic has joined the management team as vice president global sales, effective from October 1. In his role, Vlad will lead Xeikon’s worldwide sales organisation and expand the company’s global strategic sales efforts in the digital printing market.
“We are pleased to welcome Vlad to our company. As we work to build a broader team to continuously grow our market share and expand our worldwide sales organisation, the profound knowledge and competence that Vlad brings will help us in even better executing our strategy,” said Benoit Chatelard, president and CEO Digital Solutions, Flint Group.
“Xeikon is one of the leading brands of digital print world and holds an impressive portfolio of dedicated workflow, digital printing and converting solutions, which are constantly growing. Joining the company at these exciting times is a great honour, especially having been invited to lead the sales organisation and join them in striving for even greater success,” Sljapic said.
Sljapic holds a degree in mechanical engineering and a masters in engineering management, he read for a Ph.D. in nanotechnology applied to inkjet printable electronics. He subsequently 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 an MBA focused on digital printing in 2013.
As of 2004, Sljapic held a number of management roles in the digital printing arena including research and development, global product management, marketing, sales and general management. Most recently he was running the EMEA business for the Domino Digital Printing division prior to joining Xeikon.