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Elix Polymers appoints new

Elix Polymers Board of Directors has appointed David Castañeda as CEO and Board Member for Elix Polymers SL (“Elix”) effective from 8th April 2019. He succeeds Wolfgang Doering, who stepped down at the end of March.

Dr. Jan Lösch CFO at Albis

As from 01.04.2019, Dr. Jan Lösch will take over the role of Managing Director Finance and Administration (CFO) at Albis Plastic GmbH and the Otto Krahn Group.

New Sidel Group CEO appointed

The Tetra Laval Group Board has appointed Ms Monica Gimre, President & CEO of Sidel Group effective July 1, 2019.


Management changes for Sumitomo

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

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

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

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

Seven sales regions for shorter

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

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

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

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

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

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 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.

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