RealTimeImage Appoints Hans Klarenbeek as European Director of Sales
Wednesday, April 17, 2002
Appointment marks RTI expansion into rest of Europe San Bruno, CA - April 16, 2002 - RealTimeImage Inc. (RTI), a leading Internet infrastructure company providing imaging products and services to the graphic arts and medical communities, today announces that industry veteran Hans Klarenbeek has joined the company as European Regional Director of Sales. Klarenbeek joins RTI from NUR MacroPrinters where he was VP Sales & Marketing for Europe, Middle East and Africa. His extensive experience within the graphic arts industry includes several years managing Indigo Benelux, and a period heading up the Scitex Sales & Marketing team in Northern Europe. In his new role at RTI, Klarenbeek will lead the company’s sales of RealTimeProof product line in major regions in Europe, particularly focusing on developing the company’s sales distribution channels beyond the UK. The RTI organization in the UK is managed by Alex Granat, Regional Director UK. RealTimeImage Executive Vice President, Graphic Arts Division, Yehuda Messinger says, "In the past year RealTimeImage has accelerated its position in the industry by building our customer base, forging new partnerships, and securing additional funding. Our organization in the UK has achieved excellent results under the leadership of Alex Granat. Now we feel the time has come to expand our RealTimeProof products throughout Europe. We feel RealTimeImage can bring real benefits to all the major graphic arts and printing institutions in Europe. The addition of Hans Klarenbeek is evidence of our expansion and the growing confidence and acceptance of our online proofing services and products. Hans has gained tremendous experience in all areas of the graphic arts market. His experience in sales and marketing working with leading edge digital workflow and printing technologies is certainly an added value. We are very pleased that he's agreed to take RTI to the next level." On his appointment Hans Klarenbeek comments: ‘I feel privileged to join this dynamic company in order to help it expand its operations in Europe. RTI technology efficiently shortens the digital approval cycles in all workflows and is a valuable production and business tool. My market knowledge and experience will help in expanding these markets for RTI. About RealTimeImage RealTimeImage powers the most accurate and rapid online proofing and approval management solutions for the graphic arts. RealTimeProof-based technology is used by leading vendors, system integrators and publishing companies to dramatically reduce the costs and time required for conventional proofing by enabling all workflow partners to collaborate securely, in real time, on original, full-resolution production images. RealTimeImage’s breakthrough image-streaming technology enables gigabytes of high- resolution files to be viewed, even over dial-up connections, in seconds. Leading corporations such as Heidelberg, Kodak Polychrome Graphics, Southern Graphics Systems, WAM!NET, and Wipro partner with RealTimeImage to distribute and develop cutting-edge imaging solutions. RealTimeImage is the leading technology platform for the world’s critical image-streaming applications. In medical imaging, RealTimeImage’s iPACS technology is FDA-certified for remote diagnostics. RealTimeImage is headquartered in San Bruno, California. .For more information, contact: RealTimeImage, Inc., 1111 Bayhill Drive, Suite 290 San Bruno, CA 94066; tel: +1-650-616-4670; fax: +1-650-616-4680; or visit www.RealTimeImage.com.