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  • 02 Aug 2022

Fujifilm Europe appoints category manager

Fujifilm Europe has appointed Raynald Barillot category manager for EMEA digital packaging

Fujifilm Europe has appointed Raynald Barillot category manager for EMEA digital packaging, reporting to Manuel Schrutt, head of packaging at Fujifilm EMEA.

Barillot has more than 29 years of experience working within the packaging industry in France, across companies including Brodart Packaging, SAC Emballlages, UNI Packaging, Landa Digital Printing, Schur Flexibles Group and HP.  

Barillot’s position will be integral to Fujifilm developing its digital packaging division across EMEA. The role will involve working closely with Schrutt and the sales team to develop and implement strategies for business growth. He will support customers, prospects, partners, and the sales teams with all technical and product-related topics, including support for exhibitions, demos and events.

‘I am excited to be joining Fujifilm and embarking on this new chapter in my career,’ commented Barillot on his appointment. ‘Digital is undoubtedly a big growth area within the market, and I see Fujifilm as a game changer within this field, following the launch and development of the Jet Press 750S High Speed Model, the 42K Printbar system and the soon-to-be-launched Jet Press FP790 specifically. I am looking forward to bringing my expertise and knowledge to the role, as well as contributing to the growing success of Fujifilm’s business.’

‘Raynald joins us with a very deep background of analog and digital packaging production and will add very valuable additional knowledge to our growing team,’ added Schrutt. ‘He is well known and respected within the packaging sector and was one of the first people in the industry driving the analog to digital conversion by implementing one of the world´s first digital machines into the flexible packaging industry. This experience will help Fujifilm and even more our customers to drive the analog to digital conversion. Raynald’s appointment marks another step forward in the evolution of Fujifilm’s wider packaging strategy.’

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