Geoffrey Chan took on the position of executive vice president at the start of January 2017. He previously held the role of managing director at KHS Corpoplast Trading Shanghai Company Limited. Mr Chan has more than 25 years of experience in the plastics industry and was responsible for managing two KHS facilities in China.
Kautex Maschinenbau is a provider of extrusion blow moulding technology. Its Chinese subsidiary, Shunde Kautex, is located in the Guangdong region in southern China. The company supplies its products to automobile firms and suppliers, as well as companies from the packaging industry.
"Kautex Maschinenbau is delighted to welcome yet another highly qualified executive to its team in the form of Geoffrey Chan. Our cooperation with our Chinese customers has developed extremely well in recent years and we have also identified further opportunities for growth,” said the company chief executive officer, Dr Olaf Weiland.
"Close cooperation with our Chinese customers is the key to securing this role and further expanding our business activities. Strengthening our subsidiaries in Shunde and Shanghai helps us to further develop this cooperation,” he concluded.