SCHWAIG, GERMANY — Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH has promoted two executives into senior positions as Shaun Dean moves from the injection moulding machine company to its Japanese parent Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd.
Dean had been chief operating officer of the company based in Schwaig, Germany.
Andreas Schramm, currently manager of research and development at the company, has been appointed chief technical officer with full responsibility for R&D, quality and production, starting June 1. Schramm, 46, joined the machinery maker as development engineer in 2001.
"In their new positions Renners and Schramm will with Tetsuya Okamura, Sumitomo, CEO of Sumitomo Demag and senior vice president of Sumitomo Heavy Industries.
"We sincerely thank him for the outstanding service he has given to Sumitomo (SHI) Demag and wish him every success in his next mission within the SHI Group," Sumitomo Demag said in a statement.