Staff movement at VECOPLAN AG
Company’s founder Irene Scheidweiler changes her position and moves from managing board to supervisory board
Since October 01st Irene Scheidweiler has moved into the VECOPLAN AG supervisory board. She founded the company 40 years ago and had main influence on its development to a leading partner in the international wood and recycling industry. In recent years she was member of the managing board of the AG.
At the age of 22 Irene Scheidweiler founded, together with 2 partners, Vecoplan GmbH in Bad Marienberg (Rheinlad Pfalz) in 1969, from which VECOPLAN AG derived. 1995 she integrated the dynamically growing company into the M.A.X. Automation AG, with its seat in Duesseldorf. The company was turned into VECOPLAN AG in 2007 and subsequently Irene Scheidweiler moved her position to a member of the managing board. There she was responsible for the field sales and after sales until January 2012.
From now on the managing board of Vecoplan AG consists of Ulrich Schulte, member of the board since August 2009, technical director, sales director, service director and after sales director as well as Ute Just, member of the board since July 2011, financial director, human resources director and IT director. With proven management board the company acts as one of the leading companies in environmental technology.
Hans W. Boenninghausen, director of VECOPLAN AG supervisory board says: ‘Irene Scheidweiler is a business woman at her best. She made a small company to one of the market leaders and never lost her social competence. She also showed great operational responsibility. We are glad that Vecoplan AG will benefit from her experience and expertise as a member of the supervisory board’
Vecoplan AG develops, produces and sells machines as well as plant technology at a high technological level for the shredding, conveying and recycling of prime and secondary resources. VECOPLAN has established and international highly regarded position on its main focus markets like wood, biomass and pellets, plastics, RDF, municipal and industrial waste as well as paper and special applications. VECOPLAN has more than 450 employees at its headquarter in Germany, USA, Austria, Spain and Great Britain.
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