On May 1, 2021 Vincent Wille will join the Agfa-Gevaert Group as President of the Digital Print & Chemicals division and member of the Executive Committee.
Vincent Wille (°1976, Belgian) holds an MBA in General Management from Vlerick Business School and a master degree in Bio-Engineering from Ghent University. He began his professional career at global consulting company Arthur D. Little. In 2009, he joined global chemicals company Tessenderlo Group, where he held various functions, including those of Site Director, Director of the Business Unit Water Treatment and Global Sales and Marketing Director of the Business Unit Gelatins. Six years later, Vincent joined Global Mining and Minerals company Lhoist. At Lhoist, he held management functions in both Belgium and the USA. He became the company’s Global Head of Procurement and Chief Innovation Officer in 2019.
“Vincent brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our company, both in the field of chemicals and in the field of innovation. That combination perfectly fits our Digital Print & Chemicals division, which develops and produces both film products and innovative solutions for the printing industry and for promising industrial markets. I am confident that under Vincent’s leadership, the digital print and specialty chemicals growth engines will be able to reach their full potential. I wish Vincent all success in his career at Agfa,” said Pascal Juéry, CEO of the Agfa-Gevaert Group.
About Digital Print & Chemicals
Agfa’s Digital Print & Chemicals division is a leading supplier of digital printing solutions for sign & display and industrial printers as well as innovative products for niche industries. The division develops, manufactures and sells state-of-the-art printing equipment and software and a wide range of highly specialized inks for specific applications. Furthermore, the division supplies customers in a variety of industrial markets with a broad range of films and coated products. Digital Print & Chemicals is poised to become an important player in several future-oriented markets. Its Orgacon conductive materials, for instance, are used in hybrid and electric car technology. Furthermore, the division is in a good position to benefit from the rise of the hydrogen economy with its Zirfon membranes for advanced alkaline electrolysis.
The Agfa-Gevaert Group is a leading company in imaging technology and IT solutions with over 150 years of experience. The Group holds four divisions: Radiology Solutions, HealthCare IT, Digital Print & Chemicals and Offset Solutions. They develop, manufacture and market analogue and digital systems for the healthcare sector, for specific industrial applications and for the printing industry. In 2019, the Group realized a turnover of 2,239 million Euro.
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