- November 21, 2008
CHICAGO, IL | Ing. Martin Weickenmeier, member of the executive board of Körber AG and CEO of Körber PaperLink GmbH, was unanimously elected the new president of Drupa at the recent Drupa 2012 committee meeting. He has been VP and chairman of the Admissions Committee since 2004. Dipl.-Ing. Albrecht Bolza-Schünemann, president of Drupa in 2000, 2004 and 2008, decided not to seek re-election.
The Committee also unanimously elected Dr. Jürgen Vutz, CEO of Windmöller & Hölscher KG, as Drupa 2012 VP and chairman of the Admissions Committee. Rolf Schwarz, president of the German Printing and Media Industries Federation (BVDM), was confirmed as second VP. The 23-member Drupa committee is responsible for the key policy decisions concerning Drupa. It consists of representatives from the exhibiting industry and represents the entire technology spectrum at Drupa–from pre-media, printing, and processing to packaging production and paper processing.