10/22/2001

Dr Oliver Mieden appointed Vinnolit Corporate Communications Manager

In addition to his capacity as Environmental Affairs Manager, Dr Oliver Mieden has assumed responsibility for Corporate Communications at Vinnolit GmbH & Co. KG1 effective October 1, 2001.

The 40-year-old chemist has been associated with the company since the establishment of Vinnolit in 1993. Prior to joining Vinnolit and following his doctorate, he worked in the PVC business of Wacker-Chemie GmbH in Cologne which passed into Vinnolit in 1993. Following responsibilities in research and development, quality assurance and production, he changed to the company headquarters in Ismaning as Business Analyst in 1999. In November last year, Dr Mieden was appointed Environmental Affairs Manager, and, since October 1, 2001 has been responsible for corporate communications in close coordination with the management in his capacity as Corporate Communications Manager.

"Dr Mieden's long experience and outstanding knowledge of our company will be of particular use in making our communications even more successful", says Managing Director Dr Josef Ertl.

 

Contact: Dr Oliver Mieden,
Environmental Affairs / Corporate Communications
Tel.: 089 - 96103-208,
Fax: 089 - 96103-122,
e-mail:
oliver.mieden@vinnolit.com

Wäschle & Partners GmbH,
Klaus J. Wäschle,
Rofanstr. 44,
D-81825 München,
Tel: 089 - 431 30 10,
Fax: 089 - 431 28 40;
e-mail:
K.Waeschle.pr@t-online.de

1 Vinnolit GmbH & Co. KG - a company as part of the Advent International Corporation - is the leading producer of PVC in Germany and one of the most significant in Europe. The head office is situated in Ismaning, near Munich. Production sites are in Burghausen, Gendorf, Knapsack and Cologne. Annual turnover in 2000 was 548 m. Euro. Vinnolit has 1600 employees including those from wholly owned subsidiaries Vintron GmbH and Vinnolit Technologie GmbH & Co. KG (VinTec). Joint Managing Directors are Dr. Josef Ertl and Hans-Jürgen Zippel.