Johan Spies has been appointed as key account manager EMEA by Kornit Digital.

In his new role, Johan will concentrate on the company’s major clients involved both in direct-to-garment printing and the growing market for roll-to-roll production. His responsibilities will include directing full business development encompassing hardware, software and consumables; working with customers on analysis and assessments of current and future requirements; and investigating new technology options and opportunities.

Johan was formerly senior product manager EMEA at Mimaki Europe BV. Prior to that, he was employed as channel sales development manager for Northern Europe by EFI, having previously held the position of product marketing manager with the company.

Commenting on its new appointment, Kornit explained that Johan’s experience in the digital printing sector and combination of technical skills and marketing knowledge, will be invaluable to its continued growth plans and continued success. It added that looking after its client base and ensuring that the highest levels of contact and communication are maintained are critical to Kornit, with key accounts now growing in significance among its clients. As such, this new role is a critical move forward by the company to accommodate all segments of its business and to develop, co-ordinate and maintain full relationships with the growing numbers of major businesses now benefiting from Kornit Digital’s solutions.