SWITZERLAND • Peter Frei, CEO of the Pantec print decoration business, died in an accident on April 29.
Peter Frei was born on the 30th of June, 1963 in Zürich. In 1988 he graduated from ETH Zürich as a mechanical engineer and started working as a development engineer and project manager. In 1996, he began his career in the printing industry as a director of new business development & system sales before joining Pantec in 2008. During the next ten years, he transformed the newly formed print decoration business unit into a leading player in the field of hot foil embossing machines with three product lines for narrow and wide web.
The company will soon commence the process of appointing a successor for Peter. Meanwhile, Reinhard Braun, CEO of Pantec Group, will direct the print decoration business.