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
During a European Industry Summit held on the site of BASF in Antwerp, leaders from basic industry sectors, representing 7.8 million workers in Europe, joined forces with European trade unions and European leaders to address pressing concerns regarding Europe’s industrial landscape.
The use of blue or low-carbon hydrogen, made from natural gas with carbon capture and storage (CCS), could increase near-term global warming by 50% compared with burning fossil fuels directly for energy if emissions are not properly managed, according to a new study by NGO the US Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the University of Arizona.
In a move to improve the supply of renewable hydrogen and thus reduce dependence on natural gas and contribute to achieving the objectives of the European Green Deal and the REPowerEU plan, the EU Commission has approved a third Important project of common European interest (IPCEI) to support hydrogen infrastructure.