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  • 07 Sep 2017

Asahi Photoproducts Europe appoints three

Pictured (from left): Dennis Hubbeling, Stephan Doppelhammer, Asahi Photoproducts managing director Aki Kato and André Jochheim

Asahi Photoproducts has appointed three new team members to its European team, with Stephan Doppelhammer, André Jochheim and Dennis Hubbeling each adding deep understanding of flexographic printing for the labels and packaging industry.

Doppelhammer joins Asahi Photoproducts Europe as sales manager with direct responsibility for business development. He has 25 years of experience in print and packaging, most recently serving as global market manager for packaging at QuadTech.

Jochheim, who most recently served as director of sales and marketing at TLS Anilox, brings 19 years of experience in print and packaging to his new role as sales manager responsible for sales in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Hubbeling previously provided sales and technical support at Schawk, and brings 13 years of experience in print and packaging to his role as technical sales representative for Asahi Photoproducts’ German sales team.

Asahi Photoproducts said these appointments reflect its ongoing investments in personnel as it makes four years of 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.’

Asahi Photoproducts is also strengthening its focus on support for flexo printers by multi-skilled experienced experts using its flexographic products featuring pinning technology for clean transfer.

‘Our team has always been focused on delivering effective benefits for the improvement of our customers’ efficiency,’ added Galton. ‘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.’


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