ANN ARBOR, Mich. (Sept. 5)—Markus Werner will take over as president and chief operating officer of automotive sealing supplier SaarGummi Americas. Werner, 32, previously was a project manager for Roland Berger & Partners GmbH, where he worked with SaarGummi as a consultant since 1988. SaarGummi Americas was formed by the recent acquisition of Ann Arbor, Mich-based Thona by Saar-GummiWerk GmbH, based in Wadern-Bueschfeld, Germany. Werner recently coordinated a joint venture between SaarGummi and Thona to establish a manufacturing plant in Tennessee.
Werner named SaarGummi Americas chief
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