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Management Team Announced for manroland Web

February 21, 2012  By

Two months after filing for bankruptcy protection, manroland continues to make strides in its restructuring, which included splitting the company in two along web press and sheetfed press manufacturing lines. 

L. Possehl & Co., the investors who took control of manroland’s Offenbach facility to restructure the operation as manroland web systems GmbH, has introduced a new management team, including:

Uwe Lüders
L. Possehl & Co. mbH, Lübeck, Managing Director

Uwe Lüders, born in 1952, has been Chairman of the Board of Possehl group since April 2004. In his last position before Possehl, Lüders was Chairman of the Board of Buderus AG in Wetzlar. He transitionally takes over the management of manroland web systems GmbH.

Peter Kuisle
manroland web systems GmbH, Sales, Service, and Marketing

Peter Kuisle, born in 1960, has been VP Sales Web Printing Systems and Product Marketing for many years. He is responsible for the worldwide sales activities of newspaper printing systems and commercial presses. In addition to the sales division, Kuisle leads the service and marketing divisions of manroland web systems GmbH.


Franz Gumpp
manroland web systems GmbH, Purchasing and Production 

Franz Gumpp, born in 1966, previously led the inner assembly and technical services departments at manroland’s Augsburg production site and in his last position was responsible for the junction of the inner assembly of web press components in the production business unit. Within manroland web systems GmbH, Gumpp is responsible for the purchasing and production divisions.

Dieter Betzmeier
manroland web systems GmbH, Order processing and Technology

Dieter Betzmeier, born in 1960, was lecturer for machine elements at the IHK Augsburg (chamber for trade and commerce) as well as Project Manager and engineer in the newspaper press division for many years. Betzmeier also previously served as Project Leader for News International, which produces one million newspapers per hour. He takes over the technology and order processing divisions at manroland web systems GmbH.

Dr. Daniel Raffler
manroland web systems GmbH, Human Resources and Company Development

Dr. Daniel Raffler, born in 1975, has been responsible for corporate strategy, strategy development, and Mergers & Acquisitions. He was Managing Director of manroland Poland Sp. z o.o. and in charge of the commercial controlling of the national manroland companies in USA, Central and Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Japan, and Korea. Raffler takes over the human resources and company development divisions of manroland web systems GmbH.

Dirk Rauh
manroland web systems GmbH, Commercial divisions

Dirk Rauh, born in 1970, was Commercial Director of the Plauen works and later took over the management of the controlling division of the web press business unit for the Augsburg and Plauen sites. He takes over the commercial management of manroland web systems GmbH.

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