Xeikon/Flint Group – Benoit Chatelard as new president and CEO digital printing solutions
LUXEMBOURG • Xeikon, a division of Flint Group, today announced that Benoit Chatelard will assume the role of president and CEO of Flint Group’s digital solutions effective 8 May. In his mandate to further develop Flint’s digital solutions portfolio and customer reach in that arena. He will further be proposed as CEO of Xeikon. This decision has to be confirmed by the Xeikon shareholders meeting. Chatelard takes over the position of Wim Maes who leaves the company.
Most recently, Chatelard was vice president, production printing business group for Ricoh Europe. His digital production printing career began in 2002 when he led the IBM Printing Systems Division for France, Belgium and Luxembourg. With the creation of the InfoPrint Solutions Company Joint Venture between Ricoh and IBM in 2007, Chatelard was vice president and general manager for the joint venture in Asia Pacific based in Singapore, and continued to take on increased leadership responsibilities within Ricoh Europe over the ensuing years.
Chatelard follows Wim Maes who worked for the Flint Group digital printing solutions division off the ground following the acquisition of Xeikon and who leaves the company.