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06-03-13
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New head of research and development at Gallus

On 1 February 2013, Georg Riescher was appointed head of research and development for  the Label Business of Gallus. In his previous position, Mr. Riescher was head of newspaper production systems at a leading European web press manufacturer and before that he was head of the management team for more than ten years at a German manufacturing site of the same company. In addition to a degree in mechanical engineering and a solid qualification in business administration, Mr. Riescher has decades of experience in engineering and research & development in the international print media industry.

The Gallus Group
The Gallus Group is the world market leader in the development, production and sale of narrowweb, reel-fed presses designed for label manufacturers. Its folding carton business offers a range of wide-web, reel-fed presses and die-cutters for the cost-effective in-line production of folding cartons and cardboard products. Its range of machines is complemented by consumables, local service and spare parts throughout the world. In 1999 Gallus entered into a cooperation agreement with Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, the world market leader for print and media industry solutions. Gallus employs around 580 people, of whom 270 are based in Switzerland. The group headquarters is in St.Gallen. www.gallus-group.com

For further information, please contact:
Gallus Ferd. Rüesch AG, Corporate Communications
T +41 71 242 86 86
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