Textile and technology company Schoeller Textil AG, Sevelen/Switzerland, has announced the Joachim Kath will take over as CEO. After a 10-year career at the company current CEO Siegfried Winkelbeiner is going into retirement at the end of July 2021.
Kath, who comes from the chemical industry, has been working closely with Winkelbeiner as COO at Schoeller for the past 18 months. He shaped his professional career in the chemical industry with Ciba (-Geigy) AG and BASF SE. His career over 30 years has incorporated engineering, production, and marketing and sales in diverse management functions – in a wide range of business segments for various industries and areas of application around the globe.