Esko appoints VP/GM following Bennett’s retirement

Esko has announced that Sanja Valentic has been appointed VP/GM of its North America operations. The appointment follows the announcement that Steve Bennett will retire as of 4 March 2022.


From December 2021, Valentic will be responsible for the management of the commercial, support and financial performance of the packaging converters and tradeshops business in the United States and Canada, operating from the company’s headquarters in Miamisburg, Ohio.

“Esko is special place to work, and this is an exciting time for the business,” she said. “In the coming year, we will be focusing our efforts on further automating the flexo platemaking process, while continuing to ensure full integration of our AVT print inspection solutions. We are continually developing innovative solutions to enable Esko customers to produce the best flexographic print quality possible, and I look forward to working with our customers as business partners to help them deal with their day-to-day challenges, with our ecosystem of packaging production software solutions.”

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