Effective July 1, Jürgen Arnold succeeds Wolfgang Studener as CEO.
Wolfgang Studener has resigned from his position as President and CEO of BC Extrusion Holding, the holding company for the groups Battenfeld Extrusionstechnik and Cincinnati Extrusion, leaving the company after a total of more than 30 years of service to Battenfeld.
Jürgen Arnold (aged 55) succeeds Studener effective July 1, 2009. The new CEO can draw on a great wealth of experience in the plastics and machine manufacturing industries. After studying plastics engineering and economics, Arnold worked in various positions in the plastics industry for 20 years. Subsequently, Arnold held several managerial positions in the industrial gas and mechanical separation sectors. From 2003 to 2009, he was President and CEO of Sterling SIHI, a leading supplier of liquid and vacuum pumps and pump systems.
Studener will continue to remain closely connected to BC Extrusion as a consultant and member of the Advisory Board.