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Michelman names Pasha Solel as senior business development manager


August 4, 2021
By PrintAction Staff
Pasha Solel and Gianluigi Rankin

Michelman appoints Pasha Solel as senior business development manager for their flexible packaging market. Before joining Michelman, Solel spent nearly a decade with HP Indigo as a material applications expert, working with major converters and focusing on labels and flexible packaging applications. Prior to HP, he spent many years in the sustainable solar power industry, having experience with various plastics, adhesives, coatings, treatments and curing technologies.

Explains Ralph Giammarco, global business development director for printing and packaging, “In addition to his strong technical background and customer-intimate approach, Pasha brings an in-depth understanding of how digital imaging and state-of-the art finishing workflows will help our customers adapt to the high market and brand demands for sustainability, functional performance and quick turnaround.”

Additionally, Gianluigi Rankin, the company’s global marketing manager for digital printing, has just been named to the Digital Print for Packaging US Advisory Board. Along with peers from Siegwerk, EFI, HP, Smithers, Ball Corporation, and Global Inkjet Systems, he will help shape future Digital Print for Packaging events and programs hosted by Smithers, a multinational provider of testing, consulting, information and compliance services.

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Explains Rankin, “I’m excited to collaborate with this panel of expert advisory board members who thoroughly understand the current trends of the digital printing industry. I look forward to helping shape relevant and industry-leading events.”