Swisspacer appoints new MD

29 May 2020

Victoria Renz-Kiefel will replace the retiring MD, Andreas Geith, at the Swiss manufacturer of warm edge spacer bars on 31 May 2020.

Andreas Geith was appointed MD in 2011 and is credited with moving the company and the warm-edge product forwards. A statement from the company said “His team-based approach focused on finding the right talents for the growth-orientated strategy, both in Sales and Marketing as well as in the area of Technology and Innovation.”

“We respect Andreas Geith’s decision and thank him wholeheartedly for the excellent cooperation. For over 28 years, he advanced and developed many areas with total dedication in a range of management positions at Saint-Gobain. We wish him all the best for the future,” said Reto Cometta, general manger business unit windows.

“I hugely enjoyed the entrepreneurial work with our highly motivated and pleasant team, right to my very last day. We managed to make an impact on many new and international markets through proverbial Swiss quality, service and performance. If nothing else, that is why Swisspacer is synonymous with the warm edge in a number of markets nowadays,” said Mr. Geith.

In the last two years, Ms. Renz-Kiefel was responsible for the strategy applied in High Performance Solutions at Saint-Gobain. She took over the management of Swisspacer on 1 April.

“SWISSPACER has greatly advanced the warm edge, and increasing numbers of imitators are appearing on the market. Which makes it all the more important for us to ensure excellent technical support and to actively shape the way the market is developed together with our customers,” said Ms.Renz-Kiefel. 

Victoria Renz-Kiefel