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Manroland Swiss appoints Georg Riescher as new CEO

German sheetfed offset litho printing presses producer Manroland Swiss has appointed Georg Riescher as new CEO with immediate effect.

He will be responsible for the company’s overall operation and business development in Switzerland.

With a career at Manroland spanning more than 30 years and extensive experience in the print industry, Riescher graduated from the University of Applied Sciences in Augsburg, Germany in 1981, joining MAN Roland Druckmaschinen AG, Augsburg initially as a design engineer and project manager, later progressing to Vice President of R & D and Engineering (1991 – 1995) and Board Director of the Sales and Service Organizations (2005 – 2012).

Mr. Riescher officially takes over from Jakob Rösti who recently retired after years of dedicated service to Manroland Switzerland.

Rafael Penuela, CEO of Manroland Sheetfed GmbH, congratulated him on his new role and said: "Manroland Sheetfed is fully committed to the Swiss market and with Georg Riescher’s leadership, Manroland Switzerland will continue to serve its customers with the utmost professionalism and dedication, helping them achieve sustained profitability through research and development and outstanding aftermarket services."