Dear LINHARDT employees,
dear customer, dear business partner,
with effect from 20.05.2019 Mr. Johannes Schick will be appointed as the new Managing Director / CEO of the LINHARDT Group.
The employment relationship between LINHARDT GmbH & Co. KG (Viechtach and Pausa) and LINHARDT & Co. GmbH (Hambrücken) and their managing directors, Mr. Erhard Krauss and Mr. Franz Hacker, was terminated on 20.05.2019. Both gentlemen have already been dismissed as managing directors of all LINHARDT companies and released from their duties.
The shareholders, advisory board and the entire LINHARDT Group would like to thank Mr. Krauss and Mr. Hacker for their personal commitment to the group of companies and wish them all the best for their professional and private lives.
Mr. Schick comes from the Franconian town Wunsiedel, is 54 years old and has three grown-up children with his wife. He has been married for 28 years and live in Graz for 15 years.
Mr. Schick has over 22 years of management experience in the packaging industry, primarily in companies with owner families. Most recently, Mr. Schick spent 14 years as successful CEO of the Stölzle Glas Group, based in Austria with six production plants.
The shareholder families and advisory boards of LINHARDT GmbH & Co. KG and LINHARDT & Co. GmbH are looking forward to the cooperation with Mr. Schick and wish him a happy hands and much success.