“Wolfgang brings decades of rich experience to this newly created role, and he is well positioned to lead Glatfelter’s efforts to enhance our global supply chain operations and deliver efficiencies throughout our business,” Parrini says. “With the addition of Wolfgang, the company’s senior executive team for the functional operating structure is now fully in place. I am excited to work with this group of leaders as we continue to transform Glatfelter into a more profitable, agile, and integrated engineered materials company.”
Dr. Laures joins Glatfelter with more than 25 years of supply chain and operations-related experience. Most recently, he served as executive vice president, Global Supply Chain and Digital Transformation for Perstorp, a private equity-owned specialty chemicals innovator. Prior to joining Perstorp, he held supply chain and operations-related roles at Avery Dennison, McKinsey & Company and Procter & Gamble. Dr. Laures earned his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from The University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany.