Hanover, 1 July 2011 – Forbo Movement Systems, the belting division of the Swiss company Forbo International S.A., has strengthened its management team as part of a new global organisational structure.
Since 1 July Juan Serrano-Mannsfeld has been given overall responsibility for European sales and the 16 companies in different countries. In conjunction with Dr. Neele Neelen he will also act as Managing Director of Forbo Siegling GmbH (Germany), replacing Reinhold Mühlbeyer who left the position at the end of 2010. Serrano-Mannsfeld (41) has both German and Spanish nationality. After completing his business studies degree in Muenster and gaining an MBA, he started his career as an in-house consultant in the chemical industry. He has extensive experience in the paper industry and his last position was as Vice President at Voith Paper in Heidenheim.