CMA Imaging, a provider of colour management solutions for the printing industry, has announced that three experienced industry veterans from across Europe have joined its sales team. Following the earlier appointment of Mark Sanderson as VP of Global Sales, the CMA Imaging Sales team has been extended with three industry veterans to cover their respective territories.
The new team members have extensive knowledge of the proofing and printing market and are proficient to bring the best in class colour management proofing and media offerings to the market. The new appointments are Piet Cottenie, Thomas Reinisch and Oscar Velasco.
Piet Cottenie has been in the proofing industry for nearly 20 year and has been Managing Director of Agfa-Gevaert's subsidiaries in Australia and Iberia and more recently President and CEO of Agfa Europe. Piet joins from GMG Color where he was VP of Sales. Piet will be the VP of Business Development and will be responsible to expand the dealer network and develop the key accounts.
Thomas Reinisch comes from ILFORD Imaging Switzerland GmbH, where he was responsible as sales manager for the development of the commercial and proofing markets covering the D/A/CH/East and North-Europe region. Previously Thomas has been heavily involved in the graphic industry with initially with Linotype followed by Heidelberg and GMG. Thomas will take responsibility for sales in DACH/East and North-Europe.
Oscar Velasco has extensive knowledge of the Iberian market with 20 years' experience in the graphics art industry. Oscar has also owned a very successful professional laboratory and his hands-on experience and understanding of the challenges customers face will be invaluable. Oscar will be responsible for all sales activities in the Iberia region.
Gerardo Cerros, Managing Director, CMA Imaging commented on the new additions to the team: "It is extremely important for me that the Sales Team offers CMA's customers the highest level of service, technical competence and market knowledge. The new Sales Team are very experienced and with such a wealth of knowledge we can offer our customers the best advice whether they are interested in purchasing a full colour management solution or a roll of inkjet media".
Cerros continued, "CMA Imaging offers a bespoke colour management service as well as wide product range of proofing inkjet media extending to photo and commercial wide format inkjet paper. The new Sales Team has hands-on experience in all these areas and will be the driving force to move the CMA Imaging business forward."