Konica Minolta (UK) has announced the appointment of Mark Bladon to the role of major accounts sales specialist of industrial print.

As part of an experienced team, Mr Bladon will help organisations in the print and packaging sectors to harness Konica Minolta’s portfolio of digital print solutions. 

Mr Bladon has been working in the product and industrial print industry since 1987, where he began his career in the print room as an equipment operator. During a career in print spanning more than 35 years, he has held senior sales, business development and account management roles in the UK and Australia, specialising in delivering hardware and software that meet the changing needs of print businesses. Between 2012 and 2014 he was a senior account manager at Konica Minolta in Australia. 

Mr Bladon commented on the importance of selling products which he is knowledgeable in. ‘I am a printer by trade, so having confidence in the product I sell to print businesses is extremely important to me,’ he said.

‘Konica Minolta has a strong reputation for delivering innovative and reliable equipment that do their jobs effortlessly. The company offers commercial print companies a truly impressive portfolio whether they are looking for creative embellishment techniques, high-quality short-run label production, or high-volume digital inkjet print runs.’

Jon Hiscock head of production and industrial print at Konica Minolta stated, ‘Mark brings a wealth of experience from across the industry to our specialist team. His appointment is a sign of our commitment to the sector, as well as a response to the strong interest we are experiencing for our product portfolio, support, and services, as organisations recognise how truly transformative our digital solutions can be for their business.’