Frank Kolmorgen will be the new Executive Board member for Industry at tesa SE

Norderstedt – On July 1, Frank Kolmorgen (54) will be appointed to the Executive Board of tesa SE by the Supervisory Board. Kolmorgen, who is currently President & Regional Manager Greater China at tesa, succeeds Angela Cackovich as Board Member for Industry. Cackovich leaves the company of her own volition to pursue new professional challenges.

Dr. Martin Stark, Chairman of the Supervisory Board on the appointment of Kolmorgen: "An internal successor was important to us because there are very good managers among the tesa executives." Norman Goldberg, CEO of tesa SE, plans to further strengthen tesa's industrial business. tesa relies on innovations and sustainability as well as a cooperative partnership with its customers when developing new products. With Frank Kolmorgen, a real man of action joins the Executive Board team. I'm looking forward to that."

The areas of responsibility of the board department Industry include five BUs that develop and offer innovative industrial adhesive solutions for the automotive, electronics, construction and printing industries, as well as industrial trade.

Frank Kolmorgen has been with tesa SE for more than 21 years and has extensive experience in various national and international management positions in Germany as well as Asia. He has been managing the tesa business in the region Greater China at the Shanghai location since 2017. Among other things, the large tesa plant in Suzhou was expanded during this time, including a Customer Solution Center, development laboratories and clean room production for the highly specialized products for applications by electronics and automotive customers.

About tesa SE

As a multinational company, tesa develops innovative adhesive tapes and self-adhesive system solutions for various industries, commercial customers, and end consumers. There are already more than 7,000 tesa adhesive solutions that help improve the work, products or lives of our customers. Today, the focus is on sustainability and energy-saving processes. tesa invests in the development of environmentally friendly products and solvent-free manufacture processes as well as in the use of renewable energy sources at its locations. tesa is active in 100 countries and operates plants in Germany, Italy, China, the USA, and soon also in Vietnam. Around three quarters of the tesa Group’s sales (2021: EUR 1,499 million euros) are generated by applications for industries. Together with its international customers, tesa develops innovations that are customized at product and process level. Already more than 130 tesa tapes may be installed in an electric car and over 70 in a smartphone. In the printing and construction industries, too, tesa is constantly penetrating new segments and countries with its special adhesive tapes. The company generates almost one quarter of its sales with products for end consumers and professional craftsmen. 300 applications: For example, the legendary tesafilm, or new, sophisticated products, such as fly screens or bathroom accessories that increase the joy of designing your own four walls. tesa is one of the world's leading manufacturers of adhesive solutions. Since 2001, tesa SE is an independent 100% affiliate of Beiersdorf AG (i.e., NIVEA, Eucerin, la prairie) with approx. 4,800 employees today.

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