Meet Our Team
For many years, Erik Strik worked with the industry’s leading print pioneers, leading the search for colour consistency and practical, fresh approaches to eliminate the everyday problems that arise on the factory floor. If you know Erik then you’ll also know that his enthusiasm for delivering perfect colour, consistently, at any scale and right across a large format workflow – no matter what the environment or how complex – is the driving force behind PrintFactory.
Originally from Singapore, now based in Shanghai. Ivan has over 22 years of sales management experience across Asia Pacific including Japan. With his passion for colour management and a strong believer of digitalisation in prints - Ivan joined PrintFactory Asia Pacific in 2015 as the Managing Director making waves in China and the industry. His extensive market knowledge was built on from his earlier career in advertising, sales development, marketing programs and providing training in colour solutions. Ivan is known for his exuberant energy and leadership qualities.
Simon has worked in large format, digital and offset printing for almost 30 years. He’s our high-end colour guru, a specialist in all things technical. It would be fair to say that he has a huge wealth of knowledge and practical experience in setting up advanced colour managed and streamlined production workflows, now primarily in digital wide format and industrial markets. Simon makes it his mission to evidence the tangible benefits of automated, colour managed technologies for Large Format printing companies, stuck in a traditional and wasteful workflow rut, to maximise their profitability.
Toby has been working in software sales and printing business management for over 20 years. With his hands-on print and proofing experience, he works closely with dealers to ensure their customers get optimum results. Toby is responsible for supporting our entire dealer network in EMEA and the Americas.
Mirko is a hands-on technical expert, ensuring our customers get maximum benefits from PrintFactory’s automated production processes. His expertise covers all kinds of client environments, ensuring best practice for large format printing workflows is shared worldwide.
Angel has over 25 years’ experience in the graphic print industry. Starting in 1995 installing and supporting JetStream RIP’s in UNIX systems from MGI, Minnesota, all his knowledge was dedicated to providing high quality and colour consistency to customers. For the last 5 years he has supported the PrintFactory software as the preferred solution for the company he was managing. Angel responds to customers and works with PrintFactory dealers throughout Spain and Portugal.
Kevin brings his expertise to PrintFactory in the role of regional technical manager. As a keen problem-solver, our customers in the region benefit from Kevin’s insights about unique, day-to-day challenges in LFP and his excellent, practical solutions to get the best from PrintFactory.
Florian has more than 10 years of experience in the graphic printing industry. He knows all the requirements of printing companies and has extensive experience with workflow software and colour management, especially in LFP and industrial printing applications.
Giovanni has over 25 years technical and commercial expertise in digital, conventional and screen printing. He is dedicated to colour, from photographic capture, through vision to printing.
Gio is responsible for providing innovative solutions to improve and speed up production processes for PrintFactory customers across Italy
Kristel has worked in the industry for over 15 years, seven of which have been hands-on in production. Understanding the technical challenges of large format print, she’s always on hand to help our customers improve their pre-press and production efficiency.
With over 15 years in the industry, Andy offers his colour expertise and technical know-how in both pre-sales and support for our customers. His wide range of colour management applications, profiling and print knowledge ensures customers and dealers get the most from PrintFactory installations.
Angela plays a central role, supporting our management teams and organizing our PrintFactory attendance at events and exhibitions throughout the year. Angela keeps an eye on everything, ensuring our teams are always available for customer support, worldwide.
Over the years Sean has worked with a diverse range of clients & team members, from start-ups to corporate companies across South Africa & The Netherlands.
He love's to learn about our Industry and is passionate about improving the customer experience. Sean is a family man with a passion for cycling and he has some guitar & singing skills too.