Following recent purchases of the Highcon Euclid by Anro Inc. and American Greetings Inc., Highcon announced today the appointment of Mr. Paul Chandonnet to the role of Sales Manager, Highcon North America, effective March 3rd, 2014.
Paul is a highly experienced Sales Manager with more than 20 years’ experience selling into the Graphic Arts, Printing & Packaging Industries. Paul has held several sales & business development leadership positions, most recently as Director of Business Development for Anro, a Philadelphia, PA full-service print and marketing service provider and the first North American Highcon Euclid customer. Prior to that role, Paul held sales management positions at EFI, OneVision, Vio and Creo/Kodak. He is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology with a degree in Printing Technology and Applied Computer Science.
Commenting on his appointment, Paul said: “Upon seeing the Euclid in operation within Anro and the immediate value-added opportunities it created for our customers, I knew I wanted to sell it! I am eager to join the Highcon team and work with companies across North America to help them embrace this unique digital finishing technology and the benefits it brings."
Chris Baker, Highcon VP Sales and Business Development, welcomed Paul to Highcon “There is no question that Paul’s enthusiasm and first-hand experience gained at Anro will make him a valuable addition to our team and help new customers understand the considerable benefits of our solution.
Paul will be jumping straight in and joining Highcon management at the DSCOOP 9 annual meeting of independent global graphic arts business owners and technical professionals who use HP equipment and related solutions event in Orlando, Florida, March 6-8, booth 1004.
The slogan for the event this year, “Break the Mold” is perfect to describe the benefits of the Highcon Euclid digital cutting and creasing machine which offers printers and converters an innovative and flexible digital post-print solution with no need for a die. At the show, visitors will be able to see a range of packaging and promotional items produced by Highcon and its customers.