Grenchen/Switzerland, 30 August 2016 – etampa AG, the Swiss precision manufacturer for fineblanking and stamping, today announced that Ralf Ostheider has been appointed Sales Director, effective summer 2016. A graduate mechanical and industrial engineer, Ostheider has many years of experience in the industry, and his most recent positions have all been in senior management at leading Swiss component suppliers to the forming and stamping sector. Ostheider’s new position at etampa also means he becomes a member of the executive management and reports directly to CEO and President of the Board of Directors Hans Rudolf Haefeli.

Ostheider: “I am very much looking forward to my new duties and responsibilities. As an industry specialist, I have been following etampa’s work for some time now and I am particularly impressed by the company’s willingness to innovate. The commitment shown by the entire team in ensuring customer satisfaction is truly outstanding.”

Haefeli is also delighted about the new appointment: “With Ralf Ostheider, we have found exactly the right person for the job. Ostheider is a far-sighted man of action who has a keen intuition for what the market wants and where it is going. I am very sure that his abundance of both passion and prudence will help to steer our company into a positive and successful future.”