A member of the Colbond management team, he will be responsible for the company's global sales, marketing and product management organization. Krauth gained almost 15 years of experience in strategy development and implementation at DSM, Owens Corning and most recently at Sonoco, where he held the position of general manager – corporate accounts Europe. As such, he brings with him extensive market knowledge of several of Colbond's core segments. Jan van Boldrik, Colbond's CEO, says, "We are determined to achieve and retain global market leadership through the delivery of value added performance technical textiles and services to our broad customer base. Geographic expansion and entry into new markets are high on our growth agenda for the coming years. Marc's expertise and personal drive will provide a rich resource for us. We are pleased to bring him onto our team."