Lexmark has appointed Thomas Valjak as vice president of channel, EMEA. With almost 25 years of experience in business management, channel and end-user sales, Valjak will help accelerate the company’s channel growth across EMEA.
“The appointment of Thomas signifies our commitment to the EMEA channel and we’re thrilled to have such a recognised industry leader join our organization,” said Sammy Kinlaw, vice president, worldwide channel and OEM sales, Lexmark. “Thomas’ experience will be vital in helping us deliver our programmes and go-to-market strategy for the diverse network of partners we have across the region.”
Valjak joins Lexmark from HP, where he spent the last 24 years in different regional business leadership, sales and channel roles. Most recently, he served as vice president and head of HP’s large-format printing business for EMEA where he was responsible for managing all aspects of its channel-driven business for customers in architecture, engineering and construction, commercial printers, sign makers and industrial manufacturers.
“I appreciate the challenges and inherent opportunities that exist in the EMEA channel and I look forward to bringing this insight to my new role,” said Valjak. “Lexmark is well positioned to capitalise on this huge market opportunity with its leadership, technology innovation and commitment to service excellence.”
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