Würzburg, Germany based Koenig & Bauer, a global technology provider with a focus on special printing applications, announced the appointment of two key leaders effective as of January 1.

Dr. Andreas Pleßke to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Pleßke has been a member of Koenig & Bauer AG’s Management Board since 2014 and spokesman for the Management Board with responsibility for the Special segment since 2021. At the same time, Dr. Stephen Kimmich, Chief Financial Officer, has also been appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer. Kimmich has been Chief Financial Officer since 2020.

“Dr. Pleßke and Dr. Kimmich have successfully guided the company with their colleagues over the past few years, some of which have not been easy, and have set a decisive course for the future,” said Ing Raimund Klinkner, Chairman of the Supervisory Board. “I am delighted that this decision will now strengthen both key positions and the roles of the two Management Board members.”

Koenig & Bauer systems can print almost all substrates, displays, labelling, decors, magazines, advertising, and newsprint. With a history spanning more than 200 years, Koenig & Bauer is the worl’d oldest printing press manufacturer and today masters almost all printing processes.

Caption: From left, Dr. Andreas Pleßke and Dr. Stephen Kimmich.

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