Die-cutting and screen-printing specialists Kocher+Beck has announced the appointment of Nicolas Kirste to the role of head of sales across all product lines and divisions, joining from Esko Graphics. His role will include taking care of marketing activities too.

Mr Kirste has more than 25 years of industry experience in a variety of sales and product management roles.

‘We will certainly benefit from Nicolas’s extensive experience in digitization, workflows and his knowledge of the industry,’ said Lars Beck, CEO and owner of Kocher+Beck. ‘He will be a great asset to both Kocher+Beck and our customers.’

Describing it as ‘an extremely exciting time for the company’, Mr Kirste said he would look to ‘continue the growth of the past few years and to serve our customers even better’, helping them to meet the challenges they face. He added, ‘After the uncertainty and market volatility we have all experienced, our business is clearly focused on delivering the best-in-class quality and innovations to help our customers in various industries.’