Backman, who will be based at the Company's U.S. Headquarters in Englewood, N.J., is a global investor relations executive with 20-plus years of experience leading investor relations teams for high-profile growth companies and will be responsible for managing and further expanding the company's investor relations platform across the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions.
"Andy brings tremendous experience to Kornit with his extensive international track record. His strong background with innovative high-growth technology companies and ESG experience, combined with his demonstrated ability to implement strategic communications platforms, will help advance our long-term growth initiatives.” says Ronen Samuel, Kornit’s CEO.
Backman adds, "I am delighted to join Kornit and look forward to playing a significant role in the long-term success of the company. Kornit is transforming a massive textile industry in need of accelerating its digital transformation and the mass adoption of sustainable, on-demand production. Kornit’s unique and sustainable technologies, its formidable team, and its global footprint, create tremendous growth opportunities and I’m excited about becoming part of Kornit’s future."
Prior to joining Kornit, Backman developed and executed strategic and award-winning investor relations platforms at HC2 Holdings, RCS Capital, AR Global and Corvis Corporation / Broadwing Communications. Mr. Backman spent the first 10 years of his career at Lucent Technologies and AT&T Corporation where he held various domestic and international positions within Finance, Investor Relations, Public Relations and M&A organizations. Mr. Backman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Boston College and is a graduate of AT&T/Lucent Technologies’ Financial Leadership Program.