Dr. Friedrich Denkhaus leaves the company
In the course of the re-alignment of the Management Board
responsibilities, the Postpress division of Heidelberger
Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg), supervised by Chief Technology
Officer Stephan Plenz, will be newly arranged.
In future, Thomas Krischke (46) will be responsible for
Postpress Commercial with the Ludwigsburg, Leipzig, Padua and
Sidney sites. The managerial responsibilities of the different
sites stay unchanged.
Dr. Friedrich Denkhaus (52) has requested to release him from
his duties as Head of the Postpress division. Dr. Denkhaus will
leave the company by mutual agreement.
Dr. Denkhaus has been responsible for several executive
functions at Heidelberg since 1991, from 1999 to 2005 as site
manager in Amstetten. Since the beginning of 2005, Dr. Denkhaus has
been Head of the Postpress division.
Stephan Plenz, Member of the Management Board since July 1,
2008, and responsible for Postpress, would like to thank Friedrich
Denkhaus for his commitment and wishes him every success with his
career in the future.
With about 2,000 employees at seven sites (among others one
each in the USA, China and Slovakia) the Postpress division
develops and manufactures products for further development in the
fields of commercial and packaging print. Annual sales of the
previous fiscal year 2007/2008 amounted to 427 million Euro, which
accounts for 11.6 percent of Heidelberg's total revenue.
On the occasion of drupa 2008 the Postpress division launched
various innovations, e.g. the new Stahlfolder KH 82 with automatic
cross-fold unit, the Diana X 115 folder gluer, the Dymatrix 106 Pro
CSB die cutter and additional options for the adhesive binder
Eurobind 4000. The recently introduced Prinect Postpress Manager is
the first system that allows full-service print shops to integrate
finishing machines fully into their workflow.
Thomas Krischke (46) will be responsible for Postpress
Commercial at Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG.
For further information:
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG
Tel.: +49 (0)6221 92 47 47
Fax: +49 (0)6221 92 50 69