Board Members for Technology and Operations
Alpla Expands its Board
Two new members will join board of management of Alpla Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co KG, Hard, Germany, from 1 July: Walter Ritzer will become Chief Operations Officer (COO), while Klaus Allgäuer will become the new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Until now, the board consisted of CEO Günther Lehner, CCO Nicolas Lehner and CFO Georg Früh.
Experienced Experts for New Management Areas
Klaus Allgäuer has already been working for ALPLA for 28 years. As Director Corporate Technics, he was responsible for product and technology development from 2003 to June 2018. As Chief Technology Officer, Allgäuer will manage product development including all technical centers as well as the ‘Research, Development and Innovation’ unit.
Walter Ritzer has been working at ALPLA since 1997. The 47-year-old recently managed the EBM (extrusion blow molding) business unit. In his new role as Chief Operations Officer, he will be responsible for operational activities, including logistics, quality assurance and operational excellence.
“With these changes, we are taking proactive steps with regard to the generational shift at the top level of the company. We are also establishing an appropriate management and organizational structure in order to remain well positioned in the highly dynamic market in the future and ensure the growth of our company,” explains CEO Günther Lehner.
ALPLA Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co KG
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