Thorsten Schmidt now sole MD at Kraiburg
Retreading specialist Kraiburg Austria has appointed Thorsten Schmidt as sole managing director responsible for production in Geretsberg, effective January 2012. His previous colleague in this management responsibility, Dr. Andreas Starnecker, now holds a new position in Kraiburg Holding.
Dr. Andreas Starnecker took over the management of Kraiburg Austria six years ago and successfully developed the company further. He is handing over the baton at a time when Kraiburg Austria can look back on the biggest sales year in its almost 50-year history (108 million euros in 2011).
Thorsten Schmidt is an old hand at Kraiburg. In his 27 years with the company he had held almost all the management positions a medium sized company such as Kraiburg has to offer, including technical service, production and sales.
“I am looking forward to the new tasks and I am sure that we as a team will be able to face the internal and external challenges such as the discussion about tyre labelling successfully,” the 53-year-old comments on his new responsibility.