SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS -- 15 November, 2005 -- Xaar plc ("Xaar"), the leading supplier of industrial inkjet printing technology, today announced two key appointments to its Americas operation. Chris Lynn joins the company as Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Xaar Americas, and Edsel Lonza joins as Sales Manager for Latin America.
About Chris Lynn
Chris Lynn has 20-years experience in the graphics industry, and has held senior management positions at pre-press vendor Crosfield Electronics, global equipment distributor Hagemeyer Cosa Liebermann, and digital asset management vendor MediaBin, Inc. (now part of Interwoven, Inc.) Well-known as a consultant and speaker on technologies for marketing and publishing, Lynn has been a frequent contributor to The Seybold Report and other industry publications. He has lived in the US since 1994.
About Edsel Lonza
Edsel Lonza, who will be based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, joins Xaar from Alphagraphics, Inc. where he helped establish the franchise printer as a market leader in Brazil. With International experience in Industry-leading companies such as Fujifilm and ICI Films, Lonza will manage Xaar's rapid growth in Latin America.
"I am excited to be joining Xaar in this period of tremendous growth in the industrial inkjet business," says Lynn. "Digital printing is making it possible for short-run manufacturing to be cost-effective in a whole range of industries, and Xaar technologies are making this happen right now."
Xaar's global Sales & Marketing Director Phil Eaves commented: "We're delighted to have Chris and Edsel on board. Their industry knowledge, experience and drive will be critical to the growth of our business in the Americas."
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