SCHWAIG, GERMANY, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH has announced Gerd Liebig as Managing Director (Chief Sales Officer) in the group.
Gerd Liebig, 53, takes over the full responsibility of all worldwide sales, after sales and marketing activities out of the company’s headquarter in Schwaig. He is also leading the worldwide sales subsidiaries and representatives.
Gerd Liebig will join Sumitomo (SHI) Demag from April 1st 2015 with extensive experience in the plastic machinery business. Most recently serving as Group Marketing Director for an injection moulding machine manufacturer in Austria, Gerd Liebig has been engaged for 25 years in the injection moulding machinery business. Before joining the last position he spent 15 years at former Demag Plastics Group – now Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH – as Marketing Director and later Chief Strategic Officer.
In the new position Gerd Liebig will work hand in hand with Dr. Tetsuya Okamura (Chief Executive Officer of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag and Senior Vice President of Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd. Japan) and Andreas Schramm (Chief Technical Officer) and will thus continue to drive ahead with guiding Sumitomo (SHI) Demag into a future position of global market leadership in the injection moulding business.