Xaar, one of the world leaders in industrial inkjet technology, has announced the appointment of Chris Morgan as non-executive director. Morgan will join the Board of Directors at Xaar from January 4, 2016.
He brings with him a wealth of expertise in managing complex international technology businesses, having spent 25 years at HP. His HP career encompassed more than 15 years of diverse senior executive roles including WW sales and marketing leadership for HP’s entire printing business and senior vice president of graphic solutions where he had end-to-end global general management responsibility for HP’s multibillion dollar portfolio of digital printing and packaging press, signage and display, large format design, 3D, and specialty printing solutions and services.
Morgan has a strong background in global marketing and general management roles, with 11 years living and working in Asia for HP. He has led strategic investments in key growth markets, such as China and India, and has established channel networks and customer service and supply chain capabilities in growth markets. He recently served as Chief Marketing Officer for Stratasy until June of this year, where he was responsible for marketing 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions globally.
Phil Lawler, Xaar’s chairman, said: “We are delighted that Chris is joining Xaar’s Board. He brings a wealth of experience with him in both global businesses and leadership roles. We look forward to his help in guiding the company at this important period in Xaar’s 25 year history.”
The appointment of Morgan to Xaar’s Board will prove a very positive start to 2016 for the company. “Xaar is well positioned to take advantage of a number of growth opportunities in the digital print market over the next few years,” he said. “I am very excited to be joining Xaar at this important time.”