Management change at Sympatex Technologies

Management change at Sympatex Technologies

Munich / Unterföhring, 12th July 2016 – With effect from 11th July, Dr. Rüdiger Fox was appointed CEO and management spokesman of the Sympatex Technologies GmbH. Haiko Stüting will remain in his position as commercial manager. Michael Kamm, CEO and management spokesman since 2010, has left the company by mutual agreement.

Dr. Rüdiger Fox will join Sympatex as an experienced CEO and manager. He has acquired more than 25 years of management experience working for international companies in the automotive, telecommunications and aviation industries. In addition to international advisory mandates, Dr. Fox has most recently been a guest lecturer for “Corporate Management 4.0” at universities in Munich, Berlin and Hamburg, amongst others. The 50-year old is a graduate engineer, an economist and received his doctorate in corporate management.

August von Joest, Chairman of the Board at Sympatex Technologies: “With Dr. Rüdiger Fox, we have been able to engage a professionally and personally highly qualified manager. He will strategically expand our three business divisions Apparel, Footwear and Contract & Workwear at the international level while also developing the ecological orientation of the Sympatex brand.”

“We would like to sincerely thank Mr Kamm for his work during the past six years. Under his leadership, the Sympatex brand has successfully been positioned as an ecological alternative among functional textile specialists and has been firmly established on the market. We wish him all the best for his future,” says Mr von Joest.


About Sympatex

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As one of the worldwide leading producers, Sympatex® Technologies has been a synonym for high-tech functional materials in clothing, footwear, accessories and technical fields of application since 1986. Together with selected partners, Sympatex develops, produces and distributes membranes, laminates and functional textiles as well as finished products worldwide. The Sympatex membrane is optimally breathable, 100% wind- and waterproof and regulates the climate. It is 100% recyclable, bluesign® certified, and it received the ‘Oeko-Tex-Standard 100’ certificate. It is also PTFE-free and PFC-free. The technologies and procedures are based on the principles of ecological responsibility and sustainability with a special focus on the optimal carbon footprint. Sympatex is represented worldwide with sales offices and branches.


PR Contact:

Sympatex Technologies GmbH
Sonja Zajontz
Feringastraße 7A
85774 Unterföhring
T +49 (0)89 940058 300

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