H.C. Starck Group Realigns Executive Board
As of 1 October 2015, the group with nearly 2800 employees and 15 production sites worldwide is led by four Executive Board Members. Edmar Allitsch, previously Head of the Tungsten Powders Division, took over the sales organization focusing on the acceleration of the sales activities and strategic key account projects in the tungsten powders business. Dr Michael Reiss, Chief Technology Officer of the group, assumes the lead of the Tungsten Powders Division. Dr Reiss also took over responsibility for the Surface Technology & Ceramic Powders Division from Edmar Allitsch. The Advanced Ceramic Components Division, previously in the responsibility of CEO Dr Andreas Meier, was handed over to Dr Matthias Schmitz, CFO of the group. Dr Andreas Meier continues to be responsible for the Tantalum/Niobium Powders Division. The lead of the Fabricated Products Division remains unchanged with Dr Dmitry Shashkov.