After celebrating its 75th anniversary in August, Bettcher Industries, the world's leading supplier of innovative cutting and trimming tools for the meat processing industry, is set to expand. Headquartered in Birmingham, Ohio / USA and specialised in precision engineering, Bettcher’s flourishing European business with its head office in Dierikon, Switzerland, is undergoing significant personnel changes.

New sales management for Germany
With Markus Jentner, a proven expert will take on the role of International Sales Manager for the German market from 1 September 2019. He is a trained butcher, chef and meat technician with extensive know-how in the national and international meat industry. He has been with the company since 2016 and was previously Senior Clients Advisor.

International Sales Manager for South-East Asia
As International Sales Manager for South-East Asia, Nicolas Bernet will add this region to his portfolio of responsibilities. After working as a chef and then sales representative in the beverage industry, he joined Bettcher in 2016 as sales representative for the Austrian and Swiss markets, for which he will continue to be responsible.

Director of Operations at European head office
In her new role as Director of Operations, Melanie Gasser has been managing operations at Bettcher GmbH since September 1, 2019. After holding the position of Customer Support from 2013 as well as Subsidiary Financial Manager, she has acquired in-depth knowledge of the industry. Her extensive experience will be invaluable in her new field of activity.

International Sales Manager Mike Filter to retire
After many successful years at Bettcher, International Sales Manager, Mike Filter, is set to retire. He joined Bettcher as European Sales Manager in 1991 and was most recently in charge of all international business. "With Mike Filter, an accomplished industry expert leaves our company. For almost three decades he contributed significantly to Bettcher's success with great conviction and commitment. We thank him warmly for his longstanding and close loyalty. And we are pleased to continue Bettcher’s success story with an extended team of experienced staff members in new positions," explains Gregor Thomalla, Managing Director of Bettcher GmbH.

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