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  • 07 Sep 2022

Kongsberg appoints VP of EMEA & APAC operations

David Preskett will head operation and business performance across regions

Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems (Kongsberg PCS) has announced David Preskett has joined the company as vice president of its operations in the EMEA and APAC regions.

From August, David will be responsible for the management of the commercial, service support and financial performance of the business across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asian Pacific territories.

'I am very pleased to be joining Kongsberg PCS at this exciting time in the organization’s development,' said Preskett. 'Kongsberg PCS cutting solutions have an excellent reputation for build quality and engineering, adding value to customers' businesses by creating and offering new products that help drive growth. This matches my own passion, helping customers to innovate and discover new ways to be more creative and drive growth in their business.

'I look forward to being a part of the Kongsberg PCS team and working with such a dynamic company,” said David. “Leveraging the excellent technologies and expertise we have developed will drive growth across the regions and deliver business success for our customers and ourselves.'

Based in the UK, David joins Kongsberg PCS from Canon, where he held a mix of sales, marketing, and strategy positions at the European level. He previously gained early exposure to the graphic arts industry spending 10 years at Agfa, both in the UK and at company headquarters in Mortsel, Belgium.

“\'As we continue our own strategic program of growth, we are delighted to welcome someone with the exceptional knowledge and skills of David to the Kongsberg family,' said Stuart Fox, CEO and president of Kongsberg PCS. 'David is a seasoned commercial professional who combines strong sales and strategy expertise to drive business growth. His experience and breadth of knowledge throughout the sector will be a great asset, both to our business and to all of our customers in the region.'

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