Xeikon has announced the appointment of Rick Mix as channel manager for its ThermoFlexX product line in North America. Mix comes to Xeikon with more than 20 years of industry experience and a strong background in flexographic and letterpress technologies, the company says. He graduated from Eastern Illinois University and earned his MBA from Loyola University, Chicago. His credentials include working for several suppliers in the industry and being the technical director for the FTA (Flexographic Technical Association).
"My top priority is to develop a successful distribution strategy for the ThermoFlexX products in North America. This product line of reliable, high quality digital imagers for flexo and letterpress plate making has great capabilities. I'm glad to be offered the opportunity to organize its commercialization in North America and to work for Xeikon."
Michael V. Ring, president of Xeikon America & VP of WW Marketing adds: "Rick is ideally suited to lead our sales efforts in the North American region. He brings extensive knowledge and experience in the flexo and letterpress printing industry, both in technical and commercial aspects. Rick's appointment supports Xeikon's focus to be a leader in the label & packaging industry."