Sun Chemical announces leadership changes to European management
Wednesday, June 01, 2005
MUNICH, GERMANY - MAY 31, 2005 -- Sun Chemical, the world's foremost manufacturer of printing inks and organic pigments, has made changes within its European Leadership Team following the appointment of Michael Griem, who was managing director for Sun Chemical's businesses in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Russia, Eastern Europe, Nordic Region and Poland, as president of its North American Inks division. Subsequently, Gerhard Jaschek, group managing director, will take on business leadership responsibility for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, CIS and the rest of Eastern Europe. Most recently he was managing director with responsibility for all ink operations in Austria and Eastern Europe, including the CIS and Poland. He holds a doctorate in Technical Chemistry. Robert Fitzka is appointed managing director, Austria, and will also be responsible for businesses in Central Europe. Most recently he was deputy managing director, Central Europe. "These are important appointments and represent a significant change in our management structure in Sun Chemical European Inks," said David Meldram, senior vice president and president, European Inks. "Our new leaders, and their teams, will enhance Sun Chemical's ability to provide high value solutions and meet the needs of our customers."