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Management changes for Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Shoichi Ohira will join the management board of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery as COO (Chief Operation Officer) and Head of Production.

Borealis announces the appointment of Lucrèce Foufopoulos Executive Vice President

Borealis announces the appointment of Lucrèce Foufopoulos to the Borealis Executive Board as Executive Vice President Polyolefins and Innovation & Technology, effective 1 January 2019.

KraussMaffei appoints Tobias Daniel as new VP Global Sales IMM

Tobias Daniel has been appointed Vice President of Global Sales for the Injection Moulding Division at the engineering specialist KraussMaffei, effective December 1.


Sumitomo (SHI) Demag expands management team

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag strategically aligned its management structure and expanded its management team, effective 1 October 2018.

Seven sales regions for shorter decision-making processes

With the further development of its worldwide sales structure, Engel continues to strengthen its customer proximity. The 30 subsidiaries and more than 60 representations worldwide have been consolidated into seven regions, with a Regional Sales President appointed to each.

BASF Plastic Additives Middle East appoints new Managing Director for Bahrain

BASF Plastic Additives Middle East (PAME), the state-of-the-art production facility for customer-specific antioxidant blends (CSB) in Bahrain, named Michael Wille its new Managing Director.

Start of training year 2018 marks new record

A total of 67 new apprentices and students from the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University began their apprenticeship at Arburg on 3 September 2018 - another record in the successful apprenticeship history.

Salzgitter AG: Kai Acker appointed new KHS GmbH Executive Management Board Chairman

The KHS GmbH Supervisory Board has appointed Dipl.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Kai Acker as the new Executive Management Board Chairman, effective October 15, 2018. He will be responsible for the technology, development/production, and human resources areas.

New management at Wittmann Battenfeld in Singapore

Effective 11 June of this year, Mr. Lester Koh has taken on the position of Managing Director and CEO of the WITTMANN BATTENFELD subsidiaries in Singapore and Malaysia. He succeeds the subsidiaries’ long-standing CEO, Mr Jimmy Teo.

Eric Quenet is new regional director in PlasticsEurope

On 1 July 2018, Eric Quenet assumed the position of western Europe regional director at the European trade association of plastics producers, PlasticsEurope.

VDMA - New board elected

On the occasion of their general assembly, the representatives of the member companies of the VDMA Plastics and Rubber Machinery Association elected their new board for the administration period 2018 to 2021.

Alfred Stern - new CEO of Borealis

Borealis Supervisory Board announces the appointment of Alfred Stern as new CEO following on from their highly regarded CEO, Mark Garrett, who has decided to step down.

New Vice President of Packaging at Engel

As of April 1, 2018, Frank Schuster is taking over as the Vice President of the Business Unit Packaging at the injection moulding machine manufacturer and system solution provider ENGEL, headquartered in Schwertberg, Austria.

Changes in the Management Board of Anwil

At its meeting the Supervisory Board of Anwil has made changes in the composition of the company's Management Board.

Generational change in ENGEL ITALIA

With the beginning of the new year, ENGEL ITALIA is initiating the generational change in management. As of January 1, 2018, Dr. Matteo Terragni is taking over the management of the sales and service subsidiary of the Austria-based injection moulding machine builder.