XSYS has appointed Oliver Dohn as chief executive officer. He takes over from Dagmar Schmidt, who has played a leading role in the company for over 25 years.

The company says that Schmidt successfully led the carve-out of the company from Flint Group and transformed the business into a global leader in the flexographic printed packaging industry. In addition, she guided the company through the Covid-19 pandemic. More recentlyshe navigated the business through a challenging macroeconomic backdrop, with significantly increased raw material costs and labour cost inflation.

Schmidt has now decided the time is right to pursue other endeavors. The XSYS Board will continue to benefit from her expertise in an advisory capacity, at Board level.

Oliver Dohn, formerly chief executive of Felss Group, a manufacturer of components for the mobility industry. Prior to this he held leadership roles at Oerlikon Drive Systems, Bombardier Transportation and General Motors.

In welcoming Dohn, the XSYS Board has expressed full confidence that he will build on the success of XSYS. It says that, under Dohn’s leadership, XSYS will continue at the forefront of innovation in the industry; drive ongoing growth; as well as further the excellent reputation XSYS has with its customers.

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