New dual leadership at Kiefel Packaging GmbH in Austria

Kiefel Packaging GmbH, the Upper Austrian subsidiary of the Freilassing-based mechanical engineering company Kiefel GmbH, has been under dual management since September 1, 2022. Andreas Staudinger took on the duties of the previous managing director Robin Roth in spring and now heads the location as Chief Sales Officer (CSO) jointly with Christian Töscher as Chief Operations Officer (COO).

Kiefel would like to continue the positive business development of the site, especially regarding tools and automation solutions. “Kiefel Packaging GmbH in Micheldorf develops highly innovative tool and automation solutions for our machines for processing plastics and natural fibers,” emphasises Thomas Halletz, CEO of Kiefel. “With the new dual leadership on site, we can further strengthen the location and jointly accelerate the progress of advance technological development projects.”

Andreas Staudinger has been with Kiefel for more than 30 years and is an experienced manager with extensive market and process knowledge. He will hold the position of Managing Director at Kiefel Packaging GmbH in addition to his role as Head of the Polymer Packaging Division at Kiefel GmbH, which he has held for around two years. Christian Töscher looks back on relevant experience as COO in the management of an international company for the manufacture of machine components and tools in the metal and glass processing industry. Here he was the driving force behind, among other things, harmonization projects at various plants, the implementation of lean concepts and strategic purchasing projects.

F.l.t.r.: Christian Töscher (COO) and Andreas Staudinger (CSO) are the new dual managers of Kiefel’s Austrian site.

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