Head of Customer Focus and Business Development
60 years, married, two (adult) children
After studies of industrial engineering and management, Roland‘s first career was in the machinery industry as a sales director for international business for more than 10 years.
Since 1995 Roland works in the cartonboard industry with WEIG-Karton. He began as Export Manager, looking after international sales and mainly developing the company‘s Eastern European business. 2001 he has been promoted Marketing Director and member of the management board of WEIG-Karton, being responsible for marketing and sales, production planning and logistics. In 2014 Roland became Head of customer focus and business development, being additionally involved in developing and implementing the group‘s new strategic targets.
Besides his duties at WEIG-Group, Roland plays an active role in national and international associations. He is a member of the ProCarton Steering Group for 10 years and its President since 2010. He also contributes in the marketing committee of the joint German industry group of cartonboard producers and carton converters.
Panel Discussion - Assuring Food Safety and Quality Across the Value Chain
Wednesday, 7 March, 2018
Food safety in packaging is of paramount importance for consumers. Maintaining food quality has been a primary concern for brands in their daily shipments of packaged products sent around the world. Many questions arise as to which functional barriers are most effective. And, with regards to regulations, continually changing guidelines have been introduced and vary on national versus European levels. In this panel discussion, we will explore the myriad of questions and requirements facing producers, converters and end users in assuring food safety and quality.