Sesotec GmbH, a Schoenberg, Germany-based manufacturer of separation and sorting equipment, appointed Joachim Schulz as its new CEO Nov 1. The company’s former CEO Marc Setzen, whose three-year contract has expired, will depart from the company.
Schulz assumes the role of Sesotec CEO with decades of experience in international business management, including leadership positions in the automotive, electrical engineering, construction supplies, mechanical engineering and advanced plant construction industries. His career has included positions at Rittal GmbH & Co. KG and at Internorm International GmbH, among others. Most recently, he served five years as the CEO of Hedrich GmbH.
As Sesotec’s new CEO, Schulz is committed to advancing Sesotec’s realignment strategy. “I am very much looking forward to working for Sesotec and am grateful to Marc Setzen for his outstanding work over the past three years,” he says. “He has significantly shaped the strategic trajectory of Sesotec as a customer-oriented and sustainable company. Under his leadership, the company has redefined its mission as one of ‘Driving Impact.’”
Schulz continues, “We will continue to charge forward on this path by continuously optimizing and expanding our portfolio of problem-solving products and services. The key to our own growth lies in our contribution to the economic success of our customers.”
Sesotec employs more than 570 individuals between its headquarters in Schoenberg and six subsidiaries and supports more than 83,000 installed systems worldwide.
Sesotec serves clients in the food, plastics and recycling industries, providing technologies and services for foreign body detection, material sorting and analysis. In addition to its German headquarters, Sesotec is represented by a total of six subsidiaries in Singapore, China, USA, India, Canada and Thailand and has more than 60 sales partners in all major global markets.