XAAR Appoints Ian Macgregor to Director of Marketing
Press release from the issuing company
Cambridge, England; September 17, 2001 - Xaar plc, a world leader in ink jet printing technology, has announced the appointment of Ian Macgregor as Director of Marketing. Macgregor brings to Xaar 13 years of experience spanning a variety of marketing communications and strategic roles.
Macgregor most recently worked as head of marketing with Motorola's world-wide GSM systems division, where he was responsible for marketing GSM cellular infrastructure, General Packet Radio Services (GPRS) and UMTS (3rd generation mobile telephony). Prior to the position at Motorola, Macgregor was UK Marketing Director with Deutsche Telekom for six years, where he was responsible for sales and marketing of private network solutions, UK strategy and mergers and acquisitions for the company's first commercial operations outside Germany. Macgregor graduated in Languages and Politics, with a Masters degree in Business from Cranfield School of Management, UK.
Macgregor's appointment signifies Xaar's on-going commitment to customer relationship development, business focus and expansion. Speaking about the appointment, Jan Fineman, CEO said " Xaar as an organization has reached a level of maturity which demands that we reposition our marketing activities. Ian's vast experience in the marketing field is a valuable resource on which Xaar can draw to develop new ways of driving the business forward. The effect of this focus will result in Xaar penetrating new areas in terms of geography, customers and product solutions. "
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