Kornit Digital to expand in Asia-Pacific with new president

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Digital textile printing major Kornit Digital has hired former Daimler executive Ilan Elad as incoming president of the company’s Asia-Pacific (KDAP) division, to push the company’s commitment to growth and industry leadership in Asia-Pacific territories. Elad brings a record of success as an ‘inspiring and disruptive’ leader in on-demand production technologies, a statement from the company said. Based in Tokyo, Elad has served Daimler Trucks Asia since 2013. Previously, he was founder and CEO of Vision India, as well as Regional managing director NEU with telecommunications company Ciena. In recent months, Elad has served as a consultant to Kornit Digital in support of several expansion opportunities, allowing him to become acquainted with Kornit’s global business.