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Sesotec With New CEO


Marc Setzen (on the right) is CEO successor of Xaver Auer who will leave Sesotec at his own request.


Sesotec, developer and manufacturer of contaminant detectors and sorting systems, reports a change in its corporate management team. Xaver Auer, who joined Sesotec in 2011 in the course of a change of ownership and as CEO is in charge of strategy, sales, and subsidiaries, will leave the company at his own request at the end of February. As his successor Marc Setzen could be won.


Marc Setzen was born in Aachen and is 48 years old. He studied chemical process engineering at the Aachen University of Applied Sciences (Dipl.-Ing. / graduated engineer) and holds an Executive Master in Business Administration (EMBA) of the ESSEC-Mannheim Business School (Paris/Mannheim). He last worked as Chief Engineering Officer in the corporate management of the Klöckner Pentaplast Group.


"Xaver Auer has developed Sesotec into an innovative and highly dynamic company. I sincerely thank him for this optimal basis and I greatly look forward to having the chance of taking part in shaping the success story of the company in the future", says Marc Setzen. "My objective in the medium term is to turn Sesotec into a premium provider in our focus industries. The term premium for me includes a high quality demand in our products, services, and processes."


"With Marc Setzen we were able to recruit an experienced manager," says Xaver Auer, previous  CEO of Sesotec. "My successor has comprehensive competences and skills. Best preconditions for keeping Sesotec on its above-average profitability course and for further increasing the company's attractiveness for customers, partners and employees. I wish Marc Setzen and all the Sesotec colleagues every success." 


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