Mattias Byström to succeed Udo Panenka as President at Esko.
Esko announced that Mattias Byström has been appointed President, effective January 1, 2019. Byström succeeds Udo Panenka, who is leaving the company to pursue new opportunities.
«We thank Udo for his excellent service to Danaher over the past ten years, including leading Esko since 2015 » reflected Joakim Weidemanis, Executive Vice President of Danaher, Esko’s parent company.
Under Udo’s leadership, Esko repositioned the flexo plate production business through innovation and moved to a new site in Itzehoe. Udo also built up Esko’s business serving brand owners, including the acquisitions of MediaBeacon and BLUE, and initiated Esko’s software migration to software-as-a-service.