Hardy Kirchhausen, who has 25 years of experience in the can-making industry, has become Vice President/COO of the WALLRAM Group, as from July 2016.
Kirchhausen, a qualified technical design engineer and machine constructor, started his career with various roles within the industry, before joining Rexam in 1991.
At Rexam, he held various positions, always with a focus on continuous quality improvements, and was appointed Managing Director of a Rexam can plant in Germany.
He is also holder of the Six Sigma Master Black Belt.
As Vice President/COO of the WALLRAM Group, Hardy Kirchhausen will mainly be responsible for the technical domain of the group and lead the business operations together with Jürgen Seel, Vice President/CFO. Hans-Peter Kämpfer, who is leading the group’s strategic alignment as President/CEO comments: “We are very happy and excited to have Hardy Kirchhausen as part of our leadership team. Using his extensive knowledge and expertise of the can-making industry, he will primarily focus on customer service and technical support which will be to the great benefit of our customers.”