MUNICH, Dec. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - As of December 1, 2013, Edmar Allitsch will
join the Executive Board of the H.C. Starck group. In his function, he
will lead the company's Tungsten, Surface Technology as well as Ceramic
"The shareholders Advent and Carlyle are pleased that Edmar Allitsch
will join H.C. Starck Executive Board. We are highly confident that
Edmar will compliment the incumbent management team with his in-depth
expertise and will contribute significantly to the continuous
successful development of the H.C. Starck Group," said Engelbert
Heimes, Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
"Edmar Allitsch is a welcome and very valuable addition to our senior
management team. Edmar will support H.C. Starck in its successful
development as a global market leader in the Tungsten industry and the
sustainable expansion of our business activities," said Andreas Meier,
CEO of H.C. Starck. "On behalf of the Board, I warmly welcome Edmar
After studying metallurgy and economics at the Montan University of
Leoben (Austria), Edmar Allitsch started his career in 1988 with Radex
Austria AG. In 1998, he was appointed to the Board of the North
American Refractories Co. in Cleveland (USA), a subsidiary of RHI AG.
In 2002, Edmar Allitsch moved to Winterthur Technologie AG, where he
became CEO in 2008. Edmar Allitsch is 50 years old and married.
About H.C. Starck
The H.C. Starck Group is a leading global supplier of technology metals
and advanced ceramics, and serves growing industries such as the
electronics, chemicals, automotive, medical technology, aerospace,
energy technology, and environmental technology industries, as well as
engineering companies and tool manufacturers, from its own
manufacturing facilities located in Europe, America, and Asia. In 2012,
the company employed approximately 3,000 employees in the United
States, Canada, Great Britain, Germany, China, Japan, and Thailand.
Additional news about the company is available at http://www.hcstarck.de/press.
SOURCE: H.C. Starck GmbH
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