Mark Bladon joins Konica Minolta

The company strengthens its industrial print team with appointment of major accounts sales specialist.

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) has appointed Mark Bladon as major accounts sales specialist for industrial print, who will help organizations in the print and packaging sectors to harness the potential of the company’s digital print portfolio.

Bladon has been working in the product and industrial print industry since 1987, where he began his career in the print room as an equipment operator.

During a career in print spanning more than 35 years, he has held senior sales, business development and account management roles in the UK and Australia, specializing in delivering hardware and software.

Between 2012 and 2014 he was senior account manager at Konica Minolta Business Solutions in Australia.

‘I am a printer by trade, so having confidence in the product I sell to print businesses is extremely important to me,’ commented Bladon. ‘Konica Minolta has a strong reputation for delivering innovative and reliable equipment that do their jobs effortlessly. The company offers commercial print companies a truly impressive portfolio whether they are looking for creative embellishment techniques, high-quality short-run label production, or high-volume digital inkjet print runs.’

Jon Hiscock, head of production and industrial print at Konica Minolta, added: ‘Mark brings a wealth of experience from across the industry to our specialist team.

‘His appointment is a sign of our commitment to the sector, as well as a response to the strong interest we are experiencing for our product portfolio, support and services, as organizations recognize how truly transformative our digital solutions can be for their business.’