Linoprint Announces New Employees
Linoprint has expanded its management team. Daniel Dreyer took over as jead of Linoprint on Sept. 1.
Karl-Heinz Walther is in charge of sales activities, while Hans-Jürgen Ratjen is responsible for research and development. Linoprint offers solutions for digital inkjet printing to manufacturers in the packaging market.
Dreyer joined Heidelberg in 1998 and has held a number of positions both inside and outside Germany. Starting out as an in-house consultant at corporate headquarters, he moved to Durham in the U.S. state of New Hampshire in 2001, where he assumed responsibility for project planning and management activities for rotary press development. In 2004, Dreyer switched to the Postpress division, where he was in charge of service operations. From 2007, he worked as an assistant to the Management Board Member for Markets and then to the CEO. Dreyer joined Linoprint on September 1, 2010. Having studied in both London and Reutlingen, he holds a B.A. (Hons.) in European Business Administration and a degree in business studies.
Walther joined Heidelberg in 2005 and founded Linoprint in 2007 as an innovation project involving the company's sites in Kiel and Heidelberg. He is also responsible for security printing at Heidelberg. Walther has more than 30 years' professional experience in the packaging industry, in particular at Metronic AG. Here, he was initially in charge of both the research and development department and sales. Subsequently he became a member of the Management Board with responsibility for sales and marketing.