Röchling makes changes to the organisation and management of the High-Performance Plastics division

Reorganisation contributes to global growth

Mannheim – To improve organisation and secure global growth, Röchling is changing the organisation and management of the High-Performance Plastics division.

With effect from 1 September 2015 Rüdiger Keinberger will be appointed to the Board of Management of Röchling Engineering Plastics SE & Co. KG, Haren/Germany. With this position, he will take over the responsibility for the Business Units Machined Components and Composites. Up to this point, he has held the position of Managing Director of the Austrian subsidiary Röchling Leripa Papertech GmbH & Co. KG, Oepping, and Director of the Business Unit Machined Components.

His tasks in the Business Unit will be taken over by Heinz Dirksen as Director Sales and Marketing and Dietmar Telgenkämper as Director Production and Engineering. Peter Eckerstorfer will become the Managing Director of Röchling Leripa Papertech.

Life Science Industry promoted

Furthermore, Lewis H. Carter will assume the position of Director Business Unit Medical Plastics, effective 1 September 2015. Röchling is taking this step to promote the development of the strategically important field of Life Science Industry.

Lewis H. Carter is transferring his responsibility for the production and sales of thermoplastic semi-finished products in North America to the Business Unit Thermoplastics. This means, starting on 1 January 2016, Röchling will be bringing together all activities concerning thermoplastic semi-finished products in a single Business Unit managed by Franz Lübbers as Director Sales and Marketing and Ludger Vehring, Director Production and Engineering. Mustafa Altintas is responsible for the production of high-performance plastics of Röchling Sustaplast as Business Unit Director Production and Engineering.