Anton Bleikolm

From 1973 to 1976, Anton Bleikolm was Assistant Professor at the Institute for Organic Chemistry at the Polytechnic University in Graz, Austria. He started his career at SICPA SA in 1980 and held the position of Technical Director from 1991 to 2000. Under his leadership a number of industrial banknote printing technologies were invented and put into application, notably water-wiping intaglio inks and non-interleaving sheet-fed banknote printing. Managing Director of SICPA SA from 2001 to 2010, he is now Chief Operating Office of the SICPA Group.