GERMANY • After five years in various executive positions at Siegwerk, on 1 September, Dr Jan Breitkopf joined the board of management where he has taken over the position of president packaging EMEA from Hugo Noordhoek Hegt.
Breitkopf will join the board of the packaging ink manufacturer to oversee the European, Middle East and African (EMEA) region. In this position, he will be responsible for Siegwerk’s region with the highest sales where the company has continued to grow organically and via acquisitions over the past years.
As Head of Flexible Packaging, he has already overseen the biggest business unit within the EMEA region for the past year. And he contributed to the company‘s strategic development as Head of Corporate Development from the day he joined Siegwerk five years ago. Before that, he gained extensive experience as a business consultant. He graduated and earned a PhD in business administration.
Dr Jan Breitkopf succeeds Hugo Noordhoek Hegt, who left Siegwerk in July 2017 after 12 successful years in the board of management to pursue other career opportunities.