Marian Waterschoot has been named Director of Apex Embossing B.V. for Apex International, Hapert, the Netherlands.
As the current CEO of Apex International, Waterschoot will be succeeded by Ruud van Cuijk as she moves into her new role in the embossing industry, beginning May 1, 2023.
Waterschoot has led Apex International as Chief Executive Officer for the past 22 years. She joined Apex International in 1990, one year after the Ralton family introduced Apex Netherlands to the printing industry.
Navigating various management positions within the company for more than a decade, Waterschoot became CEO in the Spring of 2001.
Throughout the years, Waterschoot led the company in various initiatives, including the start of its laser engraving division, sleeve and base roll production, and research and development for the GTT2.0 anilox engraving. She was CEO during the companies expansion into seven global manufacturing sites.
In 2022, Waterschoot introduced Apex International to the embossing industry. Through her efforts, Apex International acquired Keller Dorian and Panhuizen, two global power companies in the embossing roll manufacturing market.