People and companies in the news include plastics profile processor profine and its new CEO, plus two new exec appointments at thermoset plastics processor Strongwell. The IKV bids farewell to longtime leader Walter Michaeli, and Plasmatreat welcomes a new sales and service agent.
At profine GmbH (Troisdorf, Germany), one of the world's largest plastics processors of extruded profiles for the B&C market, Frank Pohl was named the new CEO, with his appointment effective August15, 2011. He succeeds Marco von Maltzan, who is leaving profine after more than 3 years.
Pohl's career has spanned sales, marketing and general management positions, with the last 11 years spent managing several of Henkel/Ecolab's businesses as a member of the company's European management team.