Düsseldorf-headquartered manufacturer of high-quality glass and plastic packaging, has appointed Uwe Röhrhoff new Chief Executive Officer of Gerresheimer, effective June 22, 2010.
Aged 48, Uwe Röhrhoff has been a member of the Management Board since 2003. He succeeds Dr. Axel Herberg, who headed the business for ten years as CEO and is changing to the Supervisory Board on September 1, 2010.
Uwe Röhrhoff works for Gerresheimer for 20 years and was recently responsible for the Moulded Glass Division and the Life Science Research Division. In addition, he has played a decisive role in the expansion of Gerresheimer’s US and Chinese business.
As CEO, Uwe Röhrhoff will continue to manage the Moulded Glass Division directly. Dr. Max Raster takes over responsibility for the Life Science Research Division in addition to the Tubular Glass Division.