Lexmark, a global imaging solutions leader, today announced that Steve Kendall-Smith has joined the company as its new UK Managing Director. With over 25 years of experience in the IT industry, Kendall-Smith will lead the UK business and help to drive Lexmark’s vision and plan for growth in years to come.
“We are delighted to have Steve join us at Lexmark to help drive our strategic plans for growth and to lead, motivate and inspire our team,” commented Danny Molhoek, Lexmark Vice President Sales North EMEA. “He brings with him a wealth of experience from across the IT industry and will help us to further capture market share and grow the business in the UK.”
Kendall-Smith will be responsible for day-to-day UK operations across Lexmark’s enterprise and channel business. He joins Lexmark from the cloud-data services company NetApp where he spent the last five years as Director of Sales and OEM. Prior to that, Kendall-Smith held leadership positions at several IT vendors including Fujitsu Siemens, Lenovo and Dell.
"It is an exciting time for the print industry, and I am looking forward to applying my experience in cloud, IT management and the channel to my new role,” commented Steve Kendall-Smith. “I am so impressed with the Lexmark culture of collaboration and exceptional engagement with customers and partners, resulting in customer loyalty rates that exceed 95% across their worldwide managed print services customer base. I’m excited to be joining Lexmark and to start working with the UK team to help customers benefit from Lexmark’s high-performance solutions.”
Lexmark creates innovative IoT- and cloud-enabled imaging technologies that help customers worldwide achieve their vision of print simplicity, security, savings and sustainability.