Biesterfeld Plastic: Martin Umbach to be appointed Managing Director

Effective from April 1st 2015 Martin Umbach is appointed Managing Director of Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH, a leading distributor for plastics and rubber located in Hamburg. Together with Carsten Harms, he is now responsible for the international operating subsidiary of Biesterfeld AG.

"I am looking forward to developing the business activities of Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH and its subsidiaries together with Martin Umbach in the future. Biesterfeld Plastic will benefit from his operational experiences as well as his market and product know-how”, states Carsten Harms, Managing Director of Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH and Member of the Executive Board of Biesterfeld AG.

Martin Umbach (40) has been employed at Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH since 2001. He worked in product management until 2007 when he became Business Manager of the Business Unit Standard Polymers. Since then he has led the worldwide business activities of this expanding Business Unit which currently has an annual turnover of 200 Mio. €. As Managing Director of Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH he will take on additional duties with an operational focus on Germany.

"I am looking forward to this new challenge. We have a great international team and are well-positioned to achieve our growths targets and the international expansion of Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH together”, said Martin Umbach.

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