Glaston appoints Uwe Schmid as Senior Vice President, Software Solutions

Glaston appoints Uwe Schmid as Senior Vice President, Software Solutions

Glaston Corporation has appointed Dr. Uwe Schmid (Ph.D., Physics), to the position of Senior Vice President, Software Solutions. He will start at Glaston in the middle of July and assume the full operational responsibility of the Software Solutions Business Area on September 1, 2011. Uwe Schmid will be a member of Glaston Corporation's Executive Management Group and report to Arto Metsänen, President and CEO, Glaston Corporation.

The current SVP, Software Solutions Mr Günter Befort continues at Glaston as Senior Industrial Advisor and as a member of the Executive Management Group and will support the new SVP in his taking on the new duties.

Uwe Schmid (47) has a broad IT and industry experience. He will join Glaston from a position as Senior Expert at McKinsey & Company, where he is a member of the global leadership team of the Business Technology Office (BTO).


For further information, please contact:
Arto Metsänen, President&CEO
Phone: +358 10 500 500 



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Glaston Corporation
Glaston Corporation is an international glass technology company and a pioneer of glass processing technology. Its product range and service network are the widest in the industry. Glaston's well–known brands are Bavelloni in pre-processing machines and tools, Tamglass and Uniglass in safety glass machines, and Albat+Wirsam in glass industry software.

Glaston's share (GLA1V) is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Small Cap List.