GERMANY • The Supervisory Board of the RKW Group has appointed Reinhold Franke to the RKW Executive Board, effective beginning September 1, 2017. A graduate in business administration, Franke has decades of experience in the sales and marketing of plastic films and flexible packaging. He takes over the tasks of Board member Matthias Kaufmann, who left the company on August 31, 2017.
Reinhold Franke will serve as RKW’s new head of the packaging division, which develops and produces film solutions for consumer and industrial packaging at five locations in Europe and Asia. His areas of responsibility also include marketing and communications, as well as research and development, sustainability and new business development.
The RKW Group is an independent, family-owned company headquartered in Frankenthal, Germany and is a manufacturer of film solutions, particularly in the areas of hygiene and agricultural films, films for the beverage industry and packaging for powdery goods. In addition, the company makes films and nonwovens for medical applications, for the chemical and converting industries as well as for the construction sector.