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(L-R) The three new flexo experts are welcomed to Asahi Photoproducts Dennis Hubbeling, Stephan Doppelhammer, Aki Kato, managing director, and André Jochheim
Asahi Photoproducts has appointed three new members to its European team, Stephan Doppelhammer, André Jochheim and Dennis Hubbeling, each adding their deep understanding of the flexographic printing sector.
According to the company these addition reflect its ongoing investments in personnel that celebrate four years of unbroken growth, and position the company for continued growth into the future.
'Since I started in the business over 30 years ago, we've witnessed a consistent positive evolution in our client base,' said David Galton, Asahi Photoproducts Europe sales director. 'This has been matched by steady investments in our staff line-up. These most recent additions to our Team ensure we're in the best possible position to accelerate the next phase of our growth.'
New team members are joining Asahi Photoproducts as the company is strengthening its focus to support flexo printer by multi-skilled experienced experts using the power of Asahi Flexographic products featuring Pinning Technology for Clean Transfer.
Mr Galton added, 'Our team has always been focused on delivering effective benefits for the improvement of our customers' efficiency. Now is the right time to refresh our brand to reflect these qualities, which are designed to help our clients thrive in these challenging and cost competitive times. The fact that many of our clients, who work in incredibly competitive sectors such as retail packaging, have been with us for a number of years is testament to the skill, dedication and integrity of the Asahi Photoproducts team to deliver unmatched ROI for their businesses. We are confident these new team members are ideal additions to ensure we carry forward this reputation for knowledge and service. We also continue to invest in our dedicated R&D team to keep our offerings at the forefront of the market. We'll be announcing a number of new client wins shortly that demonstrates how our strategy is playing out in the market and helping customers be the best that they can be.'
Meet the team
Stephan Doppelhammer will take the role of sales manager with direct responsibility for business development. He has 25 years of experience in print and packaging, and most recently served as global market manager for Packaging at QuadTech.
André Jochheim, who recently served as director sales & marketing of TLS Anilox, brings 19 years of experience in print and packaging to his role as sales manager. He will be responsible for sales in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Dennis Hubbeling previously provided sales and technical support at Schawk. He brings 13 years of experience in print and packaging to his role as technical sales representative for Asahi Photoproducts' German sales team.