Ilan Elad as its
Ilan Elad: president of Asia Pacific for Kornit Digital

Digital textile printer manufacturer Kornit Digital has hired Ilan Elad as its president of Asia Pacific as the business expands in the region.

Based in Tokyo, Elad will spearhead Kornit Digital’s go to market strategy and execution across the region.

Kornit Digital says it hired Elad because of his specific focus experience on Asia and Oceania in the past 12 years. It says his market insights and leadership instincts will serve Kornit’s commitment to growth and industry leadership in Asia-Pacific territories.

In recent months, Elad has also served as a consultant to Kornit Digital in support of several expansion opportunities. This has allowed him to become acquainted with Kornit’s global business He says, “I have been aware of Kornit’s growing position as a tech leader for several years. I was genuinely moved by the opportunity to join such an inspiring and disruptive organisation.

“Mature and ready to grow, Kornit checked all the boxes for me. It’s a creative brand that clearly invests in growth, offering precisely the kind of culture and diversity I’ve been looking for, and one where I’m certain I can create new opportunities from the first days.”

Proven capabilities

Ronen Samuel, chief executive at Kornit Digital, describes Elad as knowledgeable, capable, and proven. He says, “Efficient, sustainable, digitised production capabilities are essential to businesses moving from traditional retail cycles to the web-driven, on demand economy. Nowhere is truer than in Asia- Pacific, where a great deal of the global textile supply chain begins.

“Ilan Elad’s appointment reflects our high standards for giving fulfillers and brands the partner they need to generate new business, expand their operations, and elevate the textile industry to be the model of eco-consciousness, versatility, and profitable expression it’s capable of being.”

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