Lake Image Systems Inc., a leader in delivering print quality inspection, variable data verification and integrity management solutions for the label, packaging and commercial print environments, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Bertke as Regional Sales Director for the US Mid-West region. Lake Image Systems uniquely delivers the full range of vision inspection solutions to the variable printing market and Tom’s extensive digital print experience in labels, packaging and wide format, makes him particularly well-qualified to work with Lake Image’s customers. The expansion of the sales management team reflects Lake Image’s commitment to delivering excellent customer service in all aspects of its business.
Tom has over 25 years’ experience in variable imaging technology within the commercial print, labels, packaging, direct mail, and plastic card industries, and has specialized in selling high-speed inkjet solutions for companies including Domino Printing Services, EFI, Konica and recently at Ricoh Business Solutions. Tom has a strong track record in business to business technology solutions sales, and in building valuable customer relationships.
“Tom’s track record, sales experience and knowledge of the industry is second to none and we are thrilled to have him on board. Attracting someone of Tom’s calibre into the business is a great endorsement of our strategy and ambition,” said Jamie Hutchins, VP of Sales at Lake Image Systems Inc.
Tom added, “I’m delighted to be joining the Lake Image team as Sales Director. Working in the industry for many years, I’ve always admired Lake Image Systems. They have an excellent reputation within the industry and are at the forefront of the global vision inspection marketplace, with innovative technologies, superior products, and uncompromising customer service.”
Tom holds a BSc in Business Administration & Marketing, demonstrating his in-depth knowledge of business management – a key to understanding the priorities and challenges within the commercial printing industry.