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Craig Nethercott fills key Canon Océ role

Wednesday, 12 July 2017
By Print21

Craig Nethercott

Following Canon Australia’s splitting of the company into two, Océ has appointed company veteran, Craig Nethercott to the role of managing director of Océ in the Oceania region.

The standalone company is taking responsibility for all production printing products from 1 January 2018. As the leader of one of the major suppliers to the printing and signage industries Nethercott will be instrumental in driving Océ in the region. The company presents a comprehensive suite of products and professional printing services.

Nethercott joins Océ in the Oceania region with more than 17 years’ experience in the print industry, having held several senior positions in Canon and Océ in the UK where he worked across various business functions including sales, services and marketing. Nethercott began in the production printing industry, and was previously director of the Commercial Print Group at Canon UK and Ireland for more than four years – focusing on cross-functional capabilities, talent development, and strategic planning.

Anton Schaaf, CEO and President of Océ globally, stated on the appointment, “Australia and the wider Oceania region is a unique and strategically important market for us. With nearly two decades of valued experience across the business, Craig will play a pivotal role in delivering strong results while continuing to put our customers and employees at the centre of what we do.”

Nethercott will begin his tenure officially on 1st October 2017. From now he will spend time setting up this organisation, making decisions for its future and working alongside the Canon Australia team to ensure a smooth transition for customers and employees.

“I look forward to commencing my role at Océ in Australia, continuing the company’s growth trajectory and ensuring our customers’ needs remain at the heart of our business. I am particularly passionate about ensuring my colleagues at Océ are empowered to collaborate and innovate, driving new and exciting digital and production printing technologies,” said Nethercott on his appointment to Managing Director.

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