Cambridge, 22th May – Xaar plc, the leader in industrial inkjet technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen McLintock as Chief Customer Officer.

Steve has a proven track record of commercial and general management experience, combined with a keen knowledge of the print industry. From 1996 – 2015 he held a number of commercial roles for Danaher / Videojet Technologies in the UK, North America and Dubai, including MEA Regional Managing Director and Vice President and General Manager Global Strategic Accounts.

His most recent position was Divisional Managing Director IMI plc where he had responsibility for three global divisions with £350m P&L. Steve has extensive experience running commercial teams around the globe and has a passion for emerging markets and operational excellence.

Doug Edwards, Chief Executive, commented: “We are delighted that Steve has chosen to join Xaar in this pivotal role for our business. His commercial experience across industrial and print sectors will be invaluable as we focus on delivering the products, technologies and services that our customers require and ensure we   progress toward our vision of generating annual revenues of £220m by 2020.”


About Xaar

Xaar is a world-leader in the development of inkjet technology and manufacture of piezoelectric drop-on-demand industrial printheads. The company also develops and sells ink systems, electronics and fluid optimisation services to accelerate inkjet system development and adoption. Xaar printheads incorporate patented technology which delivers unbeatable performance when decorating, patterning, depositing functional coatings on, or adding structure to, a variety of industrial and consumer products. Today leading manufacturers worldwide, in sectors ranging from ceramics, wide-format graphics and labels to direct-to-shape packaging and decorative laminates, choose Xaar’s printheads because they are extremely precise, exceptionally versatile, incredibly reliable, and designed for high-volume production. Additional information about Xaar is available at www.xaar.com