Shawnee, Kansas-based Nazdar Ink Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of UV-cureable, water-based and solvent-based wide-format digital inkjet, screen-printing and flexographic inks, announces the appointment of Dean Allen as the OEM (original equipment manufacturer) business development manager for Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and North America, effective immediately. Allen joins the company’s international sales team, responsible for developing industrial OEM partnerships.
Based out of Nazdar's Stockport, UK offices, Allen brings extensive sales and marketing experience in print and associated industries throughout the EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) region to the position. He most recently held the position of key account manager for Xaar Plc, where he mainly focused on OEM print head sales throughout the EMEA region. Before joining Xaar, Allen served as business development manager for EFI for two years.
“Dean has extensive experience and knowledge of our industry and has proven ability to develop business partnerships in all print disciplines. He understands the specific technical requirements and is able to communicate them across the business in a clear and concise manner,” says Keith Nixon, director of OEM business development at Nazdar. “We are excited to have Dean join Nazdar and look forward to the positive contributions he will make in our organization.”