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Heidelberg Australia & New Zealand executive appointments


Thomas Frank, Head of Heidelberg Asia Pacific, has today announced the appointment of Richard Timson to the newly created role of Regional Project Manager, Business Development, Heidelberg Asia Pacific effective from 1 July 2020.

After eight years as Managing Director of Heidelberg’s Australia and New Zealand operations, Timson will be leaning on his 32-year career at the company and his vast knowledge of the industry to work on a series of future initiatives for the region.

Frank said Timson’s appointment to the new role would strengthen the company’s regional capability and enable greater focus on future solutions for customers across Asia Pacific.

Frank has also announced Savas Mystakidis has been appointed to succeed Timson in the role of Managing Director for Australia & New Zealand effective from 1 July.

Mystakidis has worked for Heidelberg in the Northern Region for 26 years and brings with him vast knowledge of the business, particularly in equipment, consumables and servicing.

“I am delighted to have Richard helping us develop the emerging markets in Asia while Savas has proven to be ready for taking the helm of Heidelberg Australia and New Zealand.

“Savas combines front-line experience with great management skills and has been involved in the decision-making body for our regional sales organisation, having joined management meetings in Tokyo and Bangkok,” Frank said.

“I am certain both Timson and Mystakidis will succeed in the very challenging business environment in Oceania and Asia Pacific respectively”.

Timson and Mystakidis will report to Thomas Frank who is based in Singapore.


Masahiro Kaneko

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