Denis Gruber has been named Libeltex’s commercial director Europe. Mr. Gruber served as sales and marketing director at Chicago Metallic for the last 15 years. Mr. Gruber said, "Libeltex offers a dynamic environment with growth based on innovation and differentiation. I have chosen Libeltex because of this challenging environment and the opportunity to manage an international sales and marketing organization."
Dany Michiels has been named R&D and innovation director. Mr. Michiels worked with Milliken for the past 20 years—17 years of which were dedicated to R&D management. "I have chosen Libeltex in order to create innovative products which will change the basics of competition and will lead to growth. The young and dynamic environment with the bias for action in order to grow influenced my decision to join the team. The continuous improvement, the R&D challenge, the new machine capabilities and the will to innovate are the main drivers. The out of the box thinking, foresight and trend watching leads to new ways to go and leads to personal job satisfaction and success of the company together with existing and new customers," said Mr. Michiels.