Kornit Digital appoints Andy Yarrow as President of Asia Pacific
Friday, 22 February 2019 () Market leader in digital textile printing to focus regional organization on continued growth and customer success
HONG KONG, Feb. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kornit Digital, (NASDAQ: KRNT), a global market leader in digital textile printing technology, has announced that Andy Yarrow has been appointed President of Kornit Digital's Asia Pacific region, effective February 10, 2019.Kornit Digital appoints Andy Yarrow as President of Asia Pacific
Andy joins Kornit from EFI, where he held several sales and management roles in Europe and Asia Pacific for the past 12 years, most recently in Hong Kong as the head of Asia Pacific Sales. Prior to moving to Hong Kong, Andy spent 2.5 years in Japan as head of EFI's Fiery and Inkjet business in Asia Pacific. Andy has been in the industry for 20 years and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Creative Imaging from the University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom. In his new capacity, Andy will oversee Kornit Digital's operations in the Asia Pacific region.
Andy will focus on accelerating the company's growth across Asia, as well as on optimizing the team structure towards customer success and empowerment. He will focus on expanding Kornit's footprint in the customized design segment, as well as expand the business in Asia by entering new segments such as the brands, private labels, promotional, and other leading screen printers and users of Kornit's upcoming new technologies, such as printing on dark polyester.
Commenting on the appointment, Gilad Yron, Kornit Digital's Executive Vice President of Sales, said: "I welcome Andy on board as the new President of Kornit Digital Asia Pacific. He brings with him 15 years track record at various leadership levels, deep understanding of local and global markets as well as a sound industry background. Andy will steer Kornit Digital's Asia Pacific business through the next phase of growth."
"The era of self-expression has arrived, and consumers now want their products quickly and with a personal statement. The supply chain must find ways to adjust to meet these demands," said Andy Yarrow. "Kornit is a global leader in digital textile printing. It offers cutting edge solutions to these complex supply chain and logistics issues by facilitating proximity manufacturing to reduce shipping times, eliminating inventory risk and enabling short runs. The market shift to on-demand retailing unfolds the opportunity for driving Kornit's growth to the next level and I am looking forward to leading this exciting journey in Asia Pacific."
*About Kornit Digital*
Kornit Digital (NASDAQ:KRNT) develops, manufactures and markets industrial digital printing technologies for the garment, apparel and textile industries. Kornit delivers complete solutions, including digital printing systems, inks, consumables, software and after-sales support. Leading the digital direct-to-garment printing market with its exclusive eco-friendly NeoPigment printing process, Kornit caters directly to the changing needs of the textile printing value chain. Kornit's technology enables innovative business models based on web-to-print, on-demand and mass customization concepts. With its immense experience in the direct-to-garment market, Kornit also offers a revolutionary approach to the roll-to-roll textile printing industry: Digitally printing with a single ink set onto multiple types of fabric with no additional finishing processes. Founded in 2003, Kornit Digital is a global company, headquartered in Israel with offices in the USA, Europe and Asia Pacific, and serves customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. For more information, visit Kornit Digital at www.kornit.com.
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