Sappi Europe is delighted to announce the appointment of Maik Willig as Ehingen Mill Director. He joined the company in 2012 as Production Manager and became Paper Mill Manager of Ehingen at the beginning of 2015. His new position reflects his leadership abilities and his knowledge of the industry.
Previous to Sappi, Maik worked for Rondo Ganahl, Austria where he held the position of Plant Manager Paper Mill, and for Stora Enso Reisholz, Germany where he started his career. Maik holds a master’s degree from the University of Munich in Pulp and Paper Engineering.
Steffen Wurdinger, VP Manufacturing, R&D and Technology (and the mill’s previous director) is very positive about the appointment. “Ehingen Mill is in line to support Sappi’s enhanced specialities offering over the next few years. In order to drive this programme of investments at the mill, we need to have the right person in place. Maik is that person. He understands the company’s objectives and is on board to ensure that Sappi fully meets its full potential.”
Notes to the Editor
The appointment will be effective as of 01-03-2017. Maik Willig will report to Steffen Wurdinger, VP Manufacturing, R&D and Technology.
Ehingen Mill is situated on the Danube River in Ehingen, southern Germany. It is an integrated plant and produces chlorine-free sulphite pulp from beech and spruce wood. This is mainly used for its own paper production, with only a portion sold to external customers. Ehingen produces a range of coated paper in sheet and roll format in matt or silk-matt finish and Fusion Topliner®. The mill has over 500 employees.
For more information on the mill please visit Ehingen Mill