Memjet has announced the appointment of Eric Owen as general manager in the commercial print business unit.
In his new role, Owen will be in charge of overseeing the sales, marketing and distribution, ultimately aiming to increase the awareness and adoption of Memjet’s single-pass inkjet technology in high-volume commercial print and packaging markets.
Prior to this, Owen worked for Eastman Kodak Company for more than twenty years, serving in global leadership roles and overseeing sales and business development. Most recently, Owen was responsible for worldwide sales and marketing activities in Kodak’s Enterprise Inkjet Systems Division.
Len Lauer, chief executive officer of Memjet said, “As the innovator of single-pass inkjet printing, Memjet’s inkjet technology has transformed the print segment. This technology has been used to power a range of solutions — from desktop printers to wide format to commercial printing presses. The company now stands ready to build on that success by bringing the power of inkjet to higher volume commercial print and packaging segments. In hiring Eric Owen, we have gained a leader with the proven expertise to drive Memjet’s success in this new market.”
Mr. Owen stated, “I have been a great admirer of Memjet technology and the positive direction of the company. So it is with great excitement that I now join the Memjet organization and lead the effort to bring this respected inkjet technology to new OEM partners and markets. I am very much looking forward to this new chapter in my career and am certain that great things lay ahead for both me and for Memjet.”