On August 1, 2022, Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH saw a personnel change at the top management. Gerhard Ohler took over the role as CEO of Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH (NGR), based in Feldkirchen, succeeding Wolfgang Steinwender, who has held this position since May 2020.
Ohler, a 54-year-old industrial engineer, has many years of international experience in extrusion technology and plastics recycling. Among other positions, he served as General Manager of Krauss Maffei in Shanghai and Managing Director at Greiner Packaging International. Before joining NGR, the native Upper Austrian was responsible for the management of the Greiner Extrusion Group as CEO since 2013. In his private life, Gerhard Ohler is married and has two grown-up children.
Josef Hochreiter, CEO of Next Generation Group: “I am delighted to have gained an experienced manager for us in Gerhard Ohler. With this appointment, we will not only be able to successfully continue along the path we have chosen, but also to break new ground in plastics recycling. We have now created the best conditions to realise our mission ‘working for a better future’ together with a highly motivated team and to continue to develop and build highly efficient recycling machines for our customers in the future.”
Photo: Gerhard Ohler, new CEO at Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH