Plastic pipe manufacturer sets a course for growth – Steffen Saur becomes member of the management board
The current two-member management team of the plastic pipe manufacturer egeplast will be strengthened by another member as of September 1, 2022. Steffen Saur will join the company as an internationally experienced leader for the areas of sales, product management and marketing.
“We are pleased to have gained a top-class manager in Steffen Saur, who is able to consistently drive forward our growth strategy,” says Dr. Ansgar Strumann, Managing Partner of the Greven-based plastic pipe manufacturer. “We want to grow, approach new markets and make ourselves fit for the future. Mr. Saur has repeatedly implemented these tasks successfully under complex conditions,” Strumann continued.
“egeplast is an outstanding and in many areas market-leading family business. One example is the current construction of the new egeGigaFab, a state-of-the-art factory for microducts. egeplast, as one of the leading manufacturers for cable protection systems, enables the fast fiber optic expansion for broadband Internet in Germany. „I am confident of the further growth potential at egeplast,” states Saur. “I am honored to be able to further develop this tradition-rich company together with my colleagues and a first-class team. I will do my utmost to contribute the continuation of egeplast’s successful course and profitable growth,” says Saur.
Saur, 49, joins egeplast from the Saurer Group, an international mechanical engineering company. He previously held successful management positions at thyssenkrupp, Oerlikon, Hochtief and Vaillant, among others. Saur completed his academic education at the University of Mainz as well as Harvard Business School.