“We are pleased to welcome Vlad to our company. As we work to build a broader team to continuously grow our market share and expand our worldwide sales organization, the profound knowledge and competence that Vlad brings will help us in even better executing our strategy,” states Benoit Chatelard, president and CEO Digital Solutions, Flint Group.
“Xeikon is one of the leading brands of the digital print world and holds an impressive portfolio of dedicated workflow, digital printing and converting solutions, which are constantly growing–a recent entry of Xeikon into UV inkjet is a testament to that trend," says Sljapic. "Joining the company at these exciting times is a great honor–to be invited to lead the sales organization and join them in striving for even greater success."
Sljapic holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters in Engineering Management. He also read for a Ph.D. in nanotechnology applied to inkjet printable electronics. He subsequently held a variety of Research Fellowship posts in the UK, working on a string of projects in molecule-sized sensor development and biomedical lab-on-a-chip research. He completed an MBA focused on digital printing in 2013.
As of 2004, Sljapic held a number of management roles in the digital printing arena, including in R&D, global product management, marketing, and sales and general management. Most recently, he was running the EMEA business for the Domino Digital Printing division prior to joining Xeikon.