Jürgen Heindl is the CEO, founder and majority shareholder of Progroup AG, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of containerboard and corrugated sheetboard.
Since founding Progroup in December 1991, he has pursued a consistent growth strategy which, in addition to technological leadership, organisational leadership and cost leadership, is also based on the use of innovative and sustainable production technologies.
Today Progroup operates production sites in six countries in Central Europe. It currently boasts two paper mills, eleven corrugated sheet feeder plants, a logistics company and one RDF power plant.
Mr Heindl began his career at Zewawell GmbH & Co. KG (division of PWA/SCA), where he started working as an assistant to the general management in 1980, became plant manager in 1982 and joined the Executive Board in 1987. He was appointed as CTO and MD for all business units in South West Germany.
Before embarking on his professional career, Mr Heindl graduated in electrical engineering and in business engineering.