Israel-based textile printer manufacturer Kornit Digital announces the appointment of Stephen Nigro as a strategic advisor to the company’s board of directors. Kornit says it also plans to nominate Nigro for election to the board at the company’s Aug. 2019 shareholder meeting.
Nigro joins Kornit with more than 37 years of experience including multiple roles at HP such as president of 3D Printing, senior vice president of imaging and printing, and senior vice president of HP’s inkjet and graphics business. Nigro holds a master’s in electrical engineering from Stanford University and a bachelors in mechanical engineering from UC-Santa Barbara.
“We are pleased to welcome Stephen Nigro as an advisor to the Company and as a prospective member of our Board of Directors,” says Ronen Samuel, CEO of Kornit. “He is a veteran in the printing industry, has a proven track record and has been instrumental in building and scaling new businesses.”
“I am excited to partner with the Kornit team and am thoroughly impressed by Kornit’s technology, existing footprint, and plans to further scale the business,” Nigro says. “Kornit possesses the technology and resources to drive the transition to digital, and it is evident that the company is positioned to disrupt the end markets it serves.”