Loepfe Brothers Ltd. announced the appointment of Daniel Link as Chief Executive Officer with effect from May 1st, 2018. Maurizio Wermelinger, the current CEO, will retire, but will remain as an advisor for a limited period of time to ensure a smooth transition.
Link is an experienced leader in the textile industry. He holds a Master in Engineering from EPFL, Lausanne, and an MBA in General Management from the University of St. Gallen. Link held several management positions in R&D and Product Management at OC Oerlikon, before he joined Rieter Management AG in 2007 as a Senior Project Manager Corporate Planning & Development. In the last 8 years, he served as CEO of Bräcker AG.