Archroma appoints new head performance textile specialties business

Archroma appoints new head for performance textile specialties biz

5:46 AM, 9th March 2018
Archroma appoints new head for performance textile specialties business
Marcos Furrer appointed as president for brand & performance textile specialties, and innovation, Archroma.

REINACH, SWITZERLAND: Archroma has appointed Marcos Furrer as president for brand & performance textile specialities, and innovation. Based in Archroma's headquarters in Reinach, Switzerland.

Marcos Furrer will take over from Thomas Winkler who will retire at the end of March 2018 after more than 30 years in the textile industry, among which 12 years at the helm of the business.

Furrer started his career with Clariant in Switzerland as product manager for sulphur dyes, textile business, in 1997. He was recently the head of regional business line Europe, business unit pigments, strategic plastics, brought him back to Switzerland in January 2015, with the mission to implement the new business unit Pigments regional structure in Europe.

“Marcos Furrer was rather an obvious choice when we started to look for a potential successor for Thomas Winkler. He has the right combination of strong textile expertise and leadership skills that we need to drive the business in line with Archroma’s ambitious growth strategy,” said Alexander Wessels, Archroma CEO.

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