Gallus Group has appointed Dario Urbinati to the role of Chief Executive Officer. Urbinati succeeds Frank Schaum, who will now head Heidelberg’s Print Segment.
Urbinati brings 17 years of experience in the graphic arts industry and was previously Chief Sales and Service Officer, Urbinati will continue to drive Gallus’ mission to for Gallus.
Urbinati comes to the role with experience of running label businesses, having served in senior positions with manufacturers around the world. Urbinati first joined Gallus in 2007, where he served nine years with the company. He then joined Omet China as its narrow/mid web managing director, before becoming chief sales and marketing officer for ACTEGA Metal Print.
Under Urbinati’s stewardship, the business is also building a “Gallus Experience Center” in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Expected to open in Spring 2023, the new facility is part of his vision for realizing “the label industry of the future.” The new facility has been specifically designed to aid collaboration across the industry, inviting customers, brands and suppliers from throughout the entire ecosystem to meet and share solutions, as well as develop new ideas to help solve key industry issues and create new opportunities.