Lenzing’s Nonwovens Division with new Leadership
The Austrian producer of high-quality fibers and filaments from the renewable raw material wood Lenzing Group (Lenzing) announced the appointment of Jürgen Eizinger as the new Vice President of Global Business Management Nonwovens Division effective as of March 1, 2019. Eizinger will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of a variety of business strategies with a focus on driving the awareness of the sustainability focused Veocel brand.
Meanwhile, Wolfgang Plasser will advance the company‘s quality assurance with his new role as lead of Global QM & TCS, effective March 1, 2019. Plasser will build upon his 28-year of experience across technical and commercial aspects of the textile and nonwovens industries to focus on enhancing customer-centric quality management systems and sustainability initiatives.
“Nonwovens is one of the fastest growing industries in the world and Lenzing, through our Veocel brand, has continued to deliver our brand promise and our strong commitment towards a more sustainable and circular future for the nonwoven segment. The brand will continue to play a bigger role in Lenzing’s business, offering quality unmatched across the industry,” says Jürgen Eizinger. “Together, Jürgen and Wolfgang will continue to foster Lenzing’s leadership team and advance our industry leadership,” Robert van de Kerkhof, Chief Commercial Officer adds.