Fiaux To Oversee Expanding European Operations For Graphic Art Systems
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Press release from the issuing company
Graphic Art Systems, Inc, the leading developer and manufacturer of Eco-Eagle foil enhancement equipment for the printing industry for over 20 years, proudly announces that Michel Fiaux will be overseeing the expansion of its European operations and worldwide business development for the firm. Fiaux is an industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience. He will be headquartered in Switzerland.
“Eco-Eagle Systems has the most advanced cold foil and film casting modules in the industry and the unique ability to deliver highly reliable and high performance solutions for all types of foiling applications,” says Fiaux. “The firm’s systems are simple to operate, precise and reliable. They offer high quality and efficient productivity and the company offers outstanding service. I am excited to lead this expansion in Europe and provide customers with high value-added installations, high return-on-investment (ROI) and quick paybacks.”
Fiaux has an extensive knowledge of the graphics arts industry worldwide with over 20 years experience in Europe, the U.S. and South America. He was a former executive of Bobst Group SA where he gained his experience in various positions covering sales, product management, sales management, and business development. He holds a Master degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, a Master degree in Business Administration from the University of Lausanne (Switzerland), and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advance Management Program. He speaks five languages: French, Spanish, English, Italian, and German.
“We are proud to name Michel to our team and believe he will further our expansion into Europe,” says Michael King, President of Graphic Art Systems. “I see the power and strength of this partnership and believe it will elevate our Eagle System products onto a global stage. This partnership will allow me to concentrate on new products and systems and bring higher levels of innovations to our product mix while Michel, with his management and sales background, can focus on bringing our Eco-Eagle systems to new international customers.”
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