Gurit (Zurich, Switzerland) says it has appointed Mitja Schulz as CEO and member of the executive committee. The advanced composite materials producer has been in the process of recruiting the successor to its current CEO, Rudolf Hadorn, since April, it says.
The exact date when Schulz will take up his position at Gurit will be announced at a later stage, the company says.
Schulz was senior vice president and CEO of ZF Wind Power Antwerpen NV, part of ZF Friedrichshafen (Friedrichshafen, Germany) prior to joining Gurit, it says. He had previously held “a number of senior management positions within ZF Friedrichshafen and Porsche where he successfully executed major business transformation and growth programs,” it adds.
By: Sotirios Frantzanas
Source: Chemical Week
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