After more than 10 years of dedicated service in Bobst Group’s Executive Committee, Stephan März, head of Business Unit Printing and Converting and Julien Laran, head of Business Unit Services and Performance, will leave the company on December 31, 2021.
Supporting the group transformation and 2025 ambitions and leading his teams with passion and professionalism, März has decided to leave the company to re-focus his activities on business outside of Bobst in the coming months.
Alain Berger, a 50-year-old Swiss national, is currently head of Product Line Hot Foil Stamping, Die-Cutting, Folding-Gluing and Litho-Laminating. Berger will succeed März at the head of Business Unit Printing and Converting effective January 1, 2022.
For more than eight years, Laran contributed to the development of his teams and the Business Unit with dedication and professionalism. He has decided to leave Bobst to join another company as CEO and shareholder.
Raphaël Indermühle, a 55-year-old Swiss national, is currently head of Sales Business Unit Printing and Converting and will succeed Laran at the head of the Business Unit Services and Performance effective January 1, 2022.
Bobst commented: ‘Both März and Laran will leave a great legacy behind them as they have very much contributed over the last years in building and transforming Bobst services, making it a worldwide reference. While supporting the Group transformation, they also played a strong part in achieving the company’s financial results and its overall success. We wish them the best in their new endeavors.’