Xeikon has appointed Matt Russell as its US Southeast region sales manager, covering North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Florida. 

As a veteran of the label and packaging industry with more than three decades of experience, Mr Russell has spent over 20 years in flexo label production and management, largely in business development and sales. His career includes tenures at MPI Label Systems, Hammer Packaging, Bay Tech Label, Fort Dearborn and Label Solutions.

Todd Blumsack, director, labels and packaging, Xeikon North America, said, ‘Customers in this region will benefit greatly from Matt’s broad base of experience in printing. He is very well-versed in both toner and inkjet digital printing processes, and most importantly how a printing operation runs. With this expertise, we’re confident that Matt will hit the ground running and help customers in that region be successful.’