In this position, she will succeed Gerhard Bickmann who left the company for personal reasons in September 2012.
„We are very pleased that Ursula Kretzschmar will join the Management Board of our company”, says Frank Pohl, CEO of profine Group. "She has an excellent and longstanding management experience in interna-tionally operating companies and will be a great addition to the Board of Management. Together, we will develop the company further in our team”.
Currently, Ursula Kretzschmar is heading the Finance and Controlling Division of Borg Warner Turbo-Systems GmbH in Kirchheimbolanden, a world-wide leading automotive supplier.
Following her studies at the Cooperative State University Baden Würt-temberg in Mannheim, the graduate in business administration held management positions with steadily growing responsibilities focussing on the chemical and paper industries and gained extensive restructuring experience.
Before joining Borg Warner, Ursula Kretzschmar had held the position of Managing Director with Cordier Spezialpapier GmbH in Bad Duerk-heim.
profine GmbH – International Profile Group – is a worldwide leading manufac-turer of PVC-U profiles for windows and doors and a renowned provider of shutter systems and PVC sheets. With its KBE, KÖMMERLING, and TROCAL brands, the Group has an excellent international standing at 28 sites in 21 countries. profine Group manufactures at production facilities in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, Ukraine, the USA and China. With its head office in Troisdorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, and a payroll of 3200, the Group re-corded a turnover of about €700m in 2011.