Flexo Concepts has appointed Arnoud de Jong to its international business development team.
Jong has over 20 years of experience in flexo printing industry. Most recently, he served as general manager of the consumables division at AllFlexo. Before that, he worked with Tesa Tapes.
As an international business development manager at Flexo Concepts, he will be responsible for growing and servicing the company’s TruPoint doctor blade business in northern Europe. He will be based in his home country, the Netherlands, and brings a wide range of strategic capabilities to his new role – a good sense for the European flexo industry, a strong marketing background and proficient language skills in Dutch, English and German.
The international sales team currently includes two other business development managers – Bernat Ferrete who is based in Spain and is responsible for southern Europe, as well as the LATAM and EMEA regions; and Steve Kao who covers Asia from his office in Taiwan.
‘We recognize the importance of having people in the field who understand the regional markets,’ said Kevin McLaughlin, Flexo Concepts CEO. ‘By having employees who speak the native languages and are intimately familiar with local cultures and business practices, we are better equipped to meet the needs of the industry.’