New CEO for Erber AG
The Executive Board of Erber AG, Holding Company of ERBER Group (Biomin, Romer Labs, Sanphar, Erber Future Business), announced that Mr. Christian Seiwald (age 58) has taken over the chairmanship of the Austrian biotechnology company on April 1, 2014.
A native of the Alpine region of Tyrol in Austria, Mr. Seiwald studied business administration before launching his career in the pharmaceutical industry. With over 30 years of experience in senior positions, Mr. Seiwald’s previous appointments include several abroad such as in Indonesia and Singapore. In the latter, Seiwald’s last position was as country head of the Austrian subsidiary of an international pharmaceutical company based in Vienna.
“The ERBER Group is a hidden gem in the international agrochemical and biotechnology industry. A strong growth and innovative products form a solid basis for the development of new businesses and the implementation of pioneering projects", said Christian Seiwald, adding that he is looking forward to his new role.
Former CEO and majority owner, Erich Erber (age 61), retires from operational management and will take on a new role within the supervisory board of Erber AG.