Martin Resch to Become New Head of Finance, Purchasing and IT for the KHS Group

Martin Resch will be the new head of Finance, Purchasing and Information Technology for the KHS Group as of January 1, 2016. This was the decision reached by the Supervisory Board on November 26, 2015. He takes over this position from Burkhard Becker, who has acted in this post for the KHS Group since the end of March this year in addition to his responsibilities as CFO of the Salzgitter Group. Becker shall remain a member of the Executive Management Board for special tasks until June 30, 2016.

This change in the Executive Management Board of the systems supplier of filling and packaging technology is part of the restructure initiated at the beginning of 2015. The aim is to simplify processes and create clearer areas of responsibility. Besides Martin Resch and Burkhard Becker, the Executive Management Board consists of Prof. E.h. Dr.-Ing. Johann Grabenweger, responsible for Sales and Service, and CEO Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Niemeyer for Development, Technology and Production.

This change in position takes Resch from his post as managing director of Salzgitter Mannesmann Precision GmbH, for Controlling, Finance and Accounting, IT and Purchasing, to the technology sector of the KHS Group at its headquarters in Dortmund, Germany.

He has defined his first goals in his new position: “Together with my colleagues in the Executive Management Board, the management and our employees will continue the successful development of KHS. The objective is clear: as a profitable company, KHS produces top-quality systems for our customers. I wish to do all I can to contribute to this.”