LEIBINGER appoints Christophe Lopez as Chief Commercial Officer
LEIBINGER, a global quality leader in coding and marking, announced the appointment of Christophe Lopez as Chief Commercial Officer.
Lopez has an excellent track record as a business leader and brings a wealth of experience from more than 15 years working in the coding and marking industry, including 12 years at Markem-Imaje.
As Chief Commercial Officer of LEIBINGER, Christophe Lopez will take on the responsibility for the overall commercial development, from strategy to implementation, leading the sales and marketing teams. With his extensive experience, LEIBINGER will continue to use its excellent starting position in the industry as a quality leader and further invest in the expansion of its worldwide market share.
Group CEO Christina Leibinger says: “We are convinced that together with Lopez we will continue our success story and grow the business dynamically. It´s fantastic to have Lopez join the LEIBINGER leadership team, and I´m confident he´ll be a great asset to the company and the global LEIBINGER network.”
By filling the position of Chief Commercial Officer, LEIBINGER achieves another high-calibre expansion of the global leadership team. Other key management positions at LEIBINGER Americas were recently filled. These reflect the success of the family-run business and enable LEIBINGER to fully exploit the great opportunities in the coding and marking market.
Christophe Lopez holds an engineering degree from INSA Rennes and an Executive MBA with the highest honours from HEC Paris. At Markem-Imaje, he was part of the executive team and held multiple global leadership positions including overall responsibility for global sales, global marketing and most recently as president of the main location in France with over 600 employees. Lopez also successfully built up the e-commerce business to above $100 million in digital sales.
“LEIBINGER is structurally unique being a private company with highly innovative products designed and built in Germany, great people and strong values,” Lopez says. “I’m very excited to join the team and make sure more customers across the globe can benefit from the LEIBINGER’s unique advantages.”