A spokesperson said of the appointments: “Galle has an extensive track record at the partner company Bekaert in various leading Sales and Marketing positions. He will take up the challenge to manage the growth opportunities and build up the organization in order to achieve sustainable profitable growth. The focus will lie on customer centricity, market insight and application knowledge.

“Andrea’s experience in the finance and accounting domain covered different positions within Maccaferri Group over the last 7 years. His financial expertise will benefit the JV’s future strategy and help to reach the ambitious goals that are set for the coming years.”