Mystakidis new MD at Heidelberg ANZ as Timson moves up
Savas Mystakidis will become the new managing director of Heidelberg Australia & New Zealand effective from 1 July, succeeding current director Richard Timson who steps up to the role of Asia Pacific project director.
After eight years as managing director of Heidelberg’s Australia and New Zealand operations, Timson will be leaning on his 32-year career at the company and his vast knowledge of the industry to work on a series of future initiatives for the region.
Regional director Thomas Frank said Timson’s appointment to the new role would strengthen the company’s regional capability and enable greater focus on future solutions for customers across Asia Pacific.
Savas Mystakidis has been appointed to succeed Timson in the role of managing director for Australia and New Zealand effective from 1 July.
Mystakidis has worked for Heidelberg in the Northern Region for 26 years and brings with him vast knowledge of the business, particularly in equipment, consumables and servicing.
“I am delighted to have Richard helping us develop the emerging markets in Asia while Savas has proven to be ready for taking the helm of Heidelberg Australia and New Zealand," Frank said.
“Mystakidis combines front-line experience with great management skills and has been involved in the decision-making body for our regional sales organisation, having joined management meetings in Tokyo and Bangkok.
“I am certain both Timson and Mystakidis will succeed in the challenging business environment in Oceania and Asia Pacific respectively,” Frank said.
Timson and Mystakidis will report to directly to Frank, who is based in Singapore.