Sumitomo (SHI) Demag: Siegfried Köhler is new Group CSO
Siegfried Köhler (left) has been hired as Group CSO, effective October 1, 2019, CEO Gerd Liebig (right) - (Photo: Sumitomo (SHI) Demag).
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH is pleased to announce that Siegfried Köhler is joining the company as Group Chief Sales Officer. Effective October 1, 2019, Siegfried Köhler joins the management team, taking on the responsibility of further strengthening Sumitomo (SHI) Demag’s focus of aligning international sales with automation and business development. Given his expertise in both injection moulding and peripheral manufacturing equipment, engaging the expertise of Mr. Köhler is regarded by the company as a real customer advantage given its rapidly expanding presence in all key international injection moulding markets.
With many years experience in sales management, Siegfried Köhler has made a lasting contribution to both the Italian and Austrian companies where he previously worked, successfully consolidating their strategic position.
Taking Sumitomo (SHI) Demag into its next phase of growth, Siegfried Köhler will work hand-in-hand with CEO Gerd Liebig. With his new responsibilities, Siegfried Köhler will focus on further strengthening the company’s respected global sales network.
Siegfried Köhler will be based at the Schwaig office. He will attend K 2019, where Sumitomo (SHI) Demag will showcase a number of new exciting partnerships in materials, sustainability, automation, IMD and traceability.