Sekisui Alveo: New Head of Marketing
Roland Leimbacher is the new Director of Marketing & Sales at Sekisui Alveo, manufacturer of polyolefin foams, Lucerne, Switzerland. The chemistry graduate and MBA has been responsible for Marketing & Sales since August 2008. He succeeds Gianni Küng, who has retired after 30 years at Sekisui Alveo. Leimbacher’s duties include implementing effective CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and expanding new business. As a member of the management team, Leimbacher will consistently implement the corporate strategy with which Sekisui Alveo meets the growing challenges of its markets.
Before joining the cross-linked polyolefin foams specialist, Leimbacher held leading positions at the Eastman Chemical Company. Leimbacher, who was born in Switzerland, last held the post of Manager for the European polyester (PET) market at the company. He was a key participant of the successful turn-around of the PET business which was profitably sold in 2008.
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