Xibita's Leadership Team

Karen Hansler Director of Creative Services

At Xibita, creativity is based on connecting the right ideas to solve exhibit and display challenges.

Karen Hansler is Xibita’s Director of Creative Services. She graduated from The Ontario College of Art with a degree in Fine Art and Commercial Design. After graduation, Karen gained an extensive Graphic Design background at Roboshop, working with such clients as Remax, TMN, IBM, Safeway Foods, Jack Astors, Arctic Cat and Novartis.

Karen brought her graphic design expertise to Xibita in 1996 to pursue a career in exhibit design. Over the past 21 years, Karen has become an expert in focusing client’s messages onto a wide range of portable, modular and custom exhibit environments. Karen consistently combines strong visuals with unique architecture to create exhibit solutions that exceed client expectations.

Karen has worked with such brands as Rogers, ScotiaBank, Kellogs, McDonalds, The Source, University of Ottawa, CPA and Humber College. Karen has a countless array of Xibita clients that return to her year after year to enhance their exhibit through reconfigurations, additions, structural upgrades, graphic message changes and complete exhibit overhauls. She welcomes the challenges that come from working with her clients to achieve their goals in any capacity that is required.

“…The practice of educating the client is a unique and valuable experience for my team. It has proved to actually extend the lifespan of our products simply through handling instruction! The service and support I receive from Xibita negates any need for me to be concerned over my marketing requirements and enables my team and myself to focus on other matters. I find that Xibita’s staff care and ensure the best value for your budget and requirements.”

– Gordon S. Chow
President, Vtech

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