Effective 1st January 2015, Gerold Schley (54) will become President and CEO of the battenfeld-cincinnati group.
According to the announcement, Gerold Schley has previously held several leading positions in the plastics industry – first in the injection molding sector, then for a number of years in consulting, and most recently as Managing Director of the European subsidiaries and Vice President of the Chinese subsidiaries of a major producer of plastics machinery.
Hans Maret, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the battenfeld-cincinnati group, comments: “We are very pleased to win an out-standing top executive like Gerold Schley, with such distinguished leadership qualities and a long-term expertise in our business areas. We are confident that, thanks to his international expertise and knowledge of the Chinese market, we will continue to drive the positive future development of battenfeld-cincinnati in the global market.”
Following Jürgen Arnold’s resignation, the company’s CFO Michael von Cappeln has acted as interim President and CEO.