Fujifilm has appointed Manuel Schrutt as head of packaging for Fujifilm Graphic Systems EMEA. Schrutt brings more than 15 years of experience to his new position, following sales, regional and general manager roles with HP and Landa.
In his new role at Fujifilm, Schrutt will be responsible for the label and packaging business, covering both emerging digital inkjet and existing flexo product lines, across Europe, Middle-East and Africa.
Schrutt commented: ‘I’m delighted to be joining Fujifilm and heading up its packaging division. The company has a strong reputation throughout the printing industry, with its firmly established product portfolio and its industry leading inks. I am passionate about inkjet technology so I have always kept a close eye on Fujifilm’s developments and I am very excited to embark on this new journey, promoting and driving sales of its printing technologies for packaging and labelling. I have worked in the industry since I was very young – I was part of the family business in my early working days and I’m looking forward to this next chapter in my career.’
Taku Ueno, senior vice president, Graphic Systems Division, Fujifilm Europe, added: ‘Fujifilm is delighted to welcome Manuel into the team. He brings a wealth of experience with him and he will be crucial in developing Fujifilm’s digital and flexographic business in the packaging and labeling sectors. 2022 promises to be a big year for Fujifilm across all of its divisions and we’re relishing the prospect of Manuel taking the packaging area of the business to new heights.’