Koenig & Bauer has named Daniel Vilchez as its area sales director for North America and Latin America, and he will be responsible for sales and business development in these regions.

‘I am pleased to support the North American division of Flexotecnica and excited to bring my international business and entrepreneurial mindset to flexographic printers in North America,’ said Mr Vilchez. ‘As flexography continues to grow as a prominent printing process, I want to help them choose the best equipment tailored for their specific production needs. I will be working closely with the entire sales and service team demonstrating our commitment and willingness to grow and support existing and new customers.’

Mr Vilchez brings a proactive approach and strong customer relationship experience along with a strong technical knowledge. He earned an executive MBA from the IE Business School in Madrid.

‘We welcome Daniel to our team here in North America,’ said Preston Neetzel, sales director CI Flexo of Koenig & Bauer US. ‘We believe he will become a valued resource for both our customers and our organisation. He will bring his vast technical knowledge and experiences to Koenig & Bauer customers and provide them with a wealth of industry knowledge while lending his hands-on experience to allow our customers to continue to expand and grow.’