Armacell: Malte Witt new Vice President EMEA
Malte Witt has been appointed as Vice President EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) of Armacell, a specialist in flexible foam for the equipment insulation market and provider of engineered foams. Witt succeeds Guillerme Huguen, who will take on the new position of Chief Strategic Development Officer.
Witt joined the company in 2008 as Global Marketing Director and from 2012 was responsible for the Southern European market as General Manager Europe South. In 2018, he took over the Asia-Pacific business as Vice President APAC and drove growth in such important markets as China, India, Korea, Singapore and Japan. On 1 April 2021, he returned to Europe as Vice President EMEA and will oversee the Europe, Middle East and Africa market, working from the company’s headquarters in Luxembourg. As Chief Marketing Officer he will also continue to lead strategic brand and product management.
Commenting on the appointment, Patrick Mathieu, President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Armacell Group, said: “His many years of experience in the insulation industry, his leadership qualities and, last but not least, his customer-oriented perspective on the business make Malte Witte the ideal candidate for this key position in our company. Many of our business partners know him from his previous activities and they value him as an extremely competent and reliable representative of our company.”
Malte Witt said: “I take on the new responsibility with gratitude and respect. As a market and technology leader with strong premium brands, a highly qualified and committed team of employees and innovative products, we will emerge from the Corona crisis and the difficult situation it has led to in many markets even stronger.”