We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jürgen Knörchen from 1st April, 2019 as new Sales Director DACH. Based at Ventec’s German office in Kirchheimbolanden, he will drive strategic business development activities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland as a key part of the company’s European growth strategy.
In his new role, Jürgen will be primarily be responsible for technical sales activities in the DACH region for Ventec’s core market segments: Automotive, Mil/Aero & Wireless Technology, offering a full range of high-reliability materials including polyimide, IMS and thermal management products.
With over 35 years of focused industry experience in the PCB and laminate industry, Jürgen brings with him an excellent reputation and industry network in the DACH region. Jürgen joins from Holders Technology where he acted as Sales Manager for laminates. He is a graduate of the University of Applied Sciences Aachen with a degree in Technical Chemistry/Process Engineering.
Following the recent completion of the first phase of Ventec’s continuous investment drive at its Central European facility in Germany which has achieved a two-fold increase in laminate cutting capacity, greater flexibility, and shorter lead-times, Jürgen is also tasked with expanding the German sales team. Current vacancies in Germany include positions as Technical Sales Manager and Technical Support Engineer.
“We are delighted to announce that Jürgen is joining Ventec to lead our DACH sales team”, said Mark Goodwin, COO EMEA & Americas. “His appointment, with others to be announced shortly, is key as we expand our EMEA operation and invest in the DACH marketplace.”