Dr. Marc Sesterhenn will be joining the Board of Progroup, the containerboard and corrugated sheetboard manufacturer, as Chief Operating Officer on 1 October 2023. He will be responsible for operating and developing the family company’s production sites as well as supply chain management.
Sesterhenn will join Maximilian Heindl and Dr. Volker Metz (CFO) in continuing to drive forward the company’s focus on being futureproof and in particular expand the company’s technological leadership.
Sesterhenn holds a doctorate in mechanical engineering and has worked in executive roles for around 20 years. His most recent role was Managing Director of Operations at Rittal, the enclosure and system specialist. He has also worked at Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG, where he was Executive Vice President of Operations and a member of the Board of Management. Since 2003, he has held various management positions at MAN Truck & Bus; from 2012 to 2016 he was the production director at MAN Truck & Bus Österreich AG.
Progroup AG, located in Landau, Germany, is one of the leading manufacturers of containerboard and corrugated board in Europe.