Flint Group has appointed Inken Steinhauser as General Manager Sleeves. As part of her new role Inken will also be a member of the Leadership Team for the Flint Group Flexographic Products division. Inken will take responsibility for the sleeves business outside of North America and will operate the Flint Group site in Ahaus, Germany. In her new function, she will manage sales and production of rotec® sleeves and adapters as well as manufacturing of the ITR product portfolio. With the implementation of this organisational change, the company expects to achieve better alignment with the changing market requirements and customer needs in addition to an optimisation of the internal processes.
After university studies, Inken Steinhauser held several marketing and management positions, including Business Unit Manager UK with a US pharmaceutical and nutritional company. Inken Steinhauser started her career at Flint Group in 2007, as Marketing and Product Manager Sleeves. Since 2011, as Director Marketing and Product Management, she has been responsible for all marketing activities of the Flint Group Flexographic Products division. With her excellent product knowledge and management experience, she is the ideal candidate for this new position.
Flint Group is dedicated to serving the global printing and packaging industry. The company develops, manufactures and markets an extensive portfolio of printing consumables, including: a vast range of conventional and energy curable inks and coatings for most offset, flexographic and gravure applications; pressroom chemicals, printing blankets and sleeves for offset printing; photopolymer printing plates and sleeves, plate-making equipment and flexographic sleeve systems; pigments and additives for use in inks and other colourant applications. With a strong customer focus, unmatched service and support, and superior products, Flint Group strives to provide exceptional value, consistent quality and continuous innovation to customers around the world. Headquartered in Luxembourg, Flint Group employs some 6600 people. Revenues for 2013 were € 2.2 billion (US $2.9 billion). On a worldwide basis, the company is the number one or number two supplier in every major market segment it serves. For more information, please visit www.flintgrp.com