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New management team for Sempertrans

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The Sempertrans segment of the Semperit Group, one of the leading manufacturers of conveyor belts worldwide, has a new management team.

The team’s focus is to increase profitability sustainably and utilise market opportunities efficiently.

“With two new major contracts for copper mines in Asia and America we have done outstandingly well recently. Overall, we will supply more than 60 km of our high-performance conveyor belts,” said Semperit-CEO Martin Fuellenbach.

Since April 2017, Markus Keller has been Head of the Sempertrans segment. In this position, he is responsible for the realignment of the segment and the associated stronger positioning as a solution provider. He studied mechanical engineering, has 25 years of experience in the conveyor belt industry and has worked successfully as Head of Technical and Operations of Sempertrans since 2011.

As Head of Operations since June 2017, Franz-Otto Geesmann has strengthened the Sempertrans management team, bringing with him years of experience in the field of conveyor belt technology. Before that, he contributed his technological expertise as well as his extensive industry knowledge to renowned companies such as RWE, Thyssenkrupp and FLSmidth.

In August 2017, Peter Klaus took over the position as Head of Commercial Sempertrans. After 22 years of various positions with ContiTech and three years with Fenner, he worked most recently as Managing Director of Fourthane Productive Solutions in Chile. The fifty-year-old studied mechanical and production engineering in Hannover.

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