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TSC AUTO ID, one of the top 5 manufacturers of thermal barcode printers in the world, has announced that Nicolas Dubel-Jam has been nominated Sales Manager for France, South East Europe and North Africa including the Maghreb and Baltic countries, confirming the will of the company to reinforce and develop its sales in the EMEA region.
With 20 years of experience in the Auto ID and Mobile IT business, Nicolas Dubel-Jam has an impressive background in world-famous companies and a competent knowledge in data capture, traceability and printing solutions.
Henning Mahlstedt, TSC EMEA Sales Director Northern Region, is pleased “to enrich our sales team with such an experienced colleague to help continue growth and brand awareness of TSC Auto ID. We will benefit from additional knowledge of customer needs in dedicated markets and applications such as Defense and Aeronautics, Utilities, Mobility, Field Service, Transportation and Logistics, Manufacturing and Retail vertical sectors.”
As TSCs new Sales Manager, Nicolas Dubel-Jam will be in charge of developing sales activities with distributors and value-added resellers (VAR) and also strengthening local presence with end-users in this area. “I´m very excited to represent such a well-known company with its significant range of quality products, from powerful mobile and compact desktop printers to high-end industrial models. TSC really offers the smarter choice in this market.”
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) – the voice of UK food and drink– has appointed Tim Rycroft as Corporate Affairs Director. Tim will take up his new role in September 2015.
Tim has worked in UK and international corporate and public affairs roles for three FTSE 100 companies: Boots, Diageo and InterContinental Hotels Group. Tim has also spent two spells in consultancy with communications agency Bell Pottinger. He was a Special Adviser to UK Government in the 1990s, latterly to Secretary of State for Health Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell at the Department of Health.
FDF Director General Ian Wright said: “I am thrilled that Tim is joining the team here at FDF. It has never been more important for Government to understand the substantial contribution food and drink makes to the UK economy. Tim’s breadth of experience and knowledge of public affairs and relations developed while working at leading UK brands will be invaluable to FDF, its members and the wider sector.”
Tim Rycroft said: "I am delighted to be joining FDF at a time when people have never been more passionate about food and drink. The national debate, whether focused on increasing productivity, responding to environmental challenges or supporting consumer health, is important and urgent. That is why I am so excited to be joining the voice of the industry at this time."
Søren Westh Lonning (38) is currently Managing Director with responsibility for South West Europe and Vice President Finance for the EMEA region at Chr. Hansen.
In the period 2007-2013, Søren held positions as Vice President for Business Finance and Sourcing, Finance Director for the Cultures & Enzymes and Health & Nutrition Divisions, and Director of Corporate Development at Chr. Hansen. Before joining Chr. Hansen, he was Investment Manager at Axcel Private Equity and, prior to that, an Associate at McKinsey & Co.
Søren holds an M.Sc. in Finance and Accounting (cand.merc.fir.) from Copenhagen Business School.
“I am extremely excited about assuming the position of CFO of Chr. Hansen after close to eight years with the company. Chr. Hansen is a truly fantastic company with many attractive growth opportunities and great employees, and I look forward to continuing being part of the future development of the company as a member of Chr. Hansen’s Executive Board,” says Søren Westh Lonning.
Søren will take up his new position on 1 August. From this date, the Chr. Hansen Executive Board will consist of CEO Cees de Jong, EVP Knud Vindfeldt and CFO Søren Westh Lonning.
“Søren has a strong financial background from national as well as international positions, a great knowledge of Chr. Hansen and its products, and broad leadership experience, all competencies that are well suited to the job as CFO, and I am therefore very happy that we are able to appoint a highly qualified internal successor,” says Cees de Jong, CEO.