Clearview Midlands April 2014 - Issue 149 - Page 91

MOVERS&SHAKERS Dr Burghard Schneider has succeeded André Brütsch as Head of the Bystronic glass Group In his position as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), he will automatically become a member of the Conzzeta AG Management Group. Burghard Schneider studied at Munich Technical University where he gained his doctorate in the field of machine construction, which focused on process optimisation. His experience in the glass industry ‘Offers numerous processing possibilities’’ sector was gained through scientific co-operation projects. Subsequently, during a ten year period, he then held a number of senior posts at the German specialist NEWCOMER JEFF WILL DELIVER THE GOODS AT SYNSEAL Jeff Newton has joined Synseal Extrusions Ltd in a newly-created role of Head of Logistics, with full responsibility at Operations Board level to manage warehousing and transport operations for Synseal, K2 and Global Glass. Well known in the window industry, Jeff is an accomplished logistics expert who is already busy implementing many practical improvements to raise service levels and increase efficiency, for the benefit of both Synseal and its fabricator partners. “I’m here to further enhance Sy