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MPS Systems appoints three new area sales managers to support international growth

Published 27 March 2018

MPS Systems has made three new appointments to its global sales team in response to its international sales and support international growth.

Joining MPS in the role of Area Sales Manager are Niels van Groenendaal, Suwannee Tantisrisuk and Sebastiaan Rakhorst.

Increased support in Spain and Latin America

Niels van Groenendaal is the dedicated Area Sales Manager for Spain and Latin America. Van Groenendaal brings seven years of international sales experience in Europe and the Middle East, with his most recent role as Sales Account Manager at the Dutch firm Securitech B.V., a supplier of specialized document verification equipment for identity fraud and forensics.

MPS global sales & marketing director Eric Hoendervangers said: “Latin America has great potential for MPS, and we have shown our commitment of support there with the recent appointment of three new local agents Fencsa, Coras do Brasil and Ferrostaal Chile. Niels van Groenendaal will provide further dedicated support to all our agents and customers in this territory as well as in Spain.”

After his initial training on MPS printing press technologies in the Technology & Expertise Centre at company headquarters in Arnhem, Niels van Groenendaal will travel throughout Latin America and Spain to meet local representatives, printers and customers.

van Groenendaal said: “I look forward to meeting our local representatives and joining appointments to meet local printers and customers, and learning more about the market. It is an honour to join a reputable company such as MPS and take part in their global growth plan.”

Van Groenendaal will also meet the Latin American industry at Label Summit Latin America, April 24-25 in Guadalajara, Mexico alongside the MPS local agent Printum Concepts on stand 70.

Another addition to MPS Systems Asia

To further expand its reach in Asia, MPS Systems Asia has appointed Suwannee Tantisrisuk as Area Sales Manager. Suwannee is based in Bangkok, Thailand and is responsible for South-East Asia with a focus on Thailand and surrounding countries. She brings a wealth of direct knowledge and experience to the role through her ownership of a label printing company where she also operated flexo presses.

MPS Asia managing director Tim Klappe said: “With Suwannee’s experience as a business owner in this industry, combined with knowledge of flexo technology, she brings a valuable user-perspective to the position and our team, and will be instrumental in our plan to increase presence in the Asian label printing market.”

Investment in young talent

The third addition to the MPS sales force is Sebastiaan Rakhorst, appointed as Junior Area Sales Manager. After finishing his higher education in Economics, Sebastiaan gained experience in international sales, marketing and export.

Rakhorst is beginning his career at MPS in an intensive traineeship program to gain valuable insight across multiple departments within MPS, and will develop into the role of Area Sales Manager.

MPS CEO Wim van den Bosch said: “At MPS, we are always looking for young talent to join our team. We offer a range of internships and traineeship programs in production, engineering, marketing, finance and more, and encourage applicants to identify their area of interest.

“We warmly welcome Niels van Groenendaal, Suwannee Tantisrisuk and Sebastiaan Rakhorst to MPS and look forward to the unique contributions each of these three individuals will provide.”

 

Source: Company Press Release