Asahi Photoproducts has appointed Emmanuel Mougenot as its new international sales manager, responsible for managing sales and distributor resources in the Benelux region, France, Spain, and other countries yet to be determined.

Mr Mougenot, who spent 10 years working with the TKM Group before joining Dantex, where he spent a further seven, commented, ‘I am pleased to be joining Asahi Photoproducts, an industry leader with a dedication to sustainability. I am a firm believer in the sustainability of water-washable flexographic plates, and based on my experience in the industry, I believe that the Asahi AWP CleanPrint water-washable plates are the best choice for flexographic printers. I am looking forward to working with our distributors, sales professionals, and customers to deliver the best possible customer experience and to contribute to the overall sustainability of the industry.’

Asahi managing director Phillip Mattelaer added, ‘We are delighted to have Emmanuel join the Asahi family. He has the skills, knowledge and network to help us spur our growth in Europe even more as a dedicated and effective sales professional, and we look forward to the expertise he will bring to this role.’

Mr Mougenot, a graduate of Ecole Supérieure des Technologies et des Affaires, has worked in the industry since 2003. He is fluent in both French and English.