After a three-month transition period with his predecessor Herbert Forker.
Dr.Nicolas Wiedmann has assumed full responsibility as Siegwerk’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
He joined Siegwerk on January 1, 2021 and has been intensively involved with the company since
then.Siegburg, Germany, April 6, 2021 – Wiedmann continues to driveSiegwerk’s most recent strategic transformation to become a circularand digital packaging solutions company. He will further accelerate company growth with new business models beyond the traditional printing inks. Wiedmann plans to maintain a globally and well-suited network and wants to strengthen Siegwerk’s customer-focused approach through flexible and innovative processes as well as new digital services.Additionally, Wiedmann will prioritize the company’s Circular Economy ambitions and how to support Siegwerk customers in mastering this challenge.
“From the very first moment I got to know Siegwerk, I was impressed
how motivated, innovation-friendly and forward-looking the company and
its employees are,” said Wiedmann. “the track record of Siegwerk
over the last years is remarkable, while always remaining true to
itself. I would like to continue this course for growth and discover new
opportunities – for Siegwerk and for its customers.”
One of the important strategies for Siegwerk is the company’s
ambitious plans for a sustainable future. “The Circular Economy is a
major transformational force affecting every industry,” Wiedmann
explained, “Siegwerk is well-positioned to respond to this by
providing solutions that will help customers eliminate waste and the
continual use of the world’s valuable resources.”
As far as Siegwerk’s cooperation with customers and partners is
concerned, Wiedmann will build on the long-term relationships and the
trustful collaboration that have always characterized the family-owned
business. This close cooperation is key to the company’s future
viability: “Inks, coatings, and substrates are the closely
interrelated components of packaging,” said Wiedmann. “We will only
succeed in mastering the challenges of achieving a circular packaging
industry together with our customers, suppliers, employees and other
industry partners. From the standpoint of innovative new applications,
Siegwerk can make a significant contribution. I am very much looking
forward to these important and exciting challenges.”
With Wiedmann taking over, Siegwerk enters a new management era, while
its values remain the same: quality, responsibility, openness,
foresight, and commitment.