Kornit establishes dedicated business for digital on-demand production
Kornit Digital announced the appointment of Guy Avidan as President of its newly formed business line focused on accelerating the digital transformation of the textile industry to on-demand sustainable production. The company also announced the appointment of Alon Rozner as its next Chief Financial Officer, effective December 1, 2020. Rozner succeeds Avidan in his new role.
The inflection point in the textile industry and the massive shift to e-commerce continues to accelerate the need to digitally transform the supply chain and adopt on-demand sustainable textile production. The newly formed business line will focus on enabling brands, retailers, and marketplaces to realize the benefits of digitization by connecting to the most suitable on-demand production and logistics operations, while ensuring consistency, quality and brand integrity.
“Interest in adopting our cloud workflow platform and network for on-demand sustainable production is extremely strong. We believe there is a huge opportunity here for Kornit to build a significant incremental business and leverage the success of the Custom Gateway acquisition, which serves as the foundation for this strategic initiative,” said Ronen Samuel, Kornit Digital’s CEO. “I am confident that Guy will lead this strategic initiative to great success and would like to thank him for his contribution to Kornit’s success in his years of service as our CFO.”
“Kornit is on an amazing journey and I am honoured to have had the privilege of taking the company public as CFO and am now excited to take on this next opportunity to lead the continued execution of Kornit’s vision. This new business line will play an integral part in Kornit’s evolution as the leader in digital transformation of the textile industry,” said Avidan.
Prior to CFO at Kornit, Rozner served as the CFO of Orbotech, a global supplier of yield-enhancing and process-enabling solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry. Orbotech was traded on NASDAQ until its acquisition by KLA in February 2019. During his 13-year tenure at Orbotech he served in a broad range of senior finance, business and operational positions, including executive management positions in the Company’s operations in Asia Pacific.
“I am excited to join Kornit as it continues to transform the textile industry and scale profitably,” said Rozner. “Kornit is extremely well positioned to capture the massive opportunity and I look forward to working with the team to achieve our goals and create value for all our stakeholders.”