Achern, Germany – 19 May 2015 – Matthias Grimm has been appointed to the position of General Manager of Brunner GmbH, part of the international Spandex Group.
Matthias Grimm moves into the role at Brunner GmbH following two years as regional General Manager for Spandex in Iberia, where he oversaw the successful acquisition and integration of Polynorma, an established Spanish specialist supplier of equipment, materials and inks to signmakers, digital and screen printers. The acquisition had a positive impact on service levels for Spandex customers in Spain, who now have access to the widest portfolio of branded products on the market.
Before joining the Spandex Group in 2013, Matthias Grimm was General Manager of Igepa Adoc SA in his native Switzerland, a role he occupied for five years. Prior to that, he spent 20 years running his own specialist distribution business in South America, providing high quality branded hardware and materials to signmakers in the region.
Spandex Group Vice President Guido Moresi comments: “Matthias Grimm brings deep industry knowledge and experience to this key role in our European business. The positive changes he has overseen in Spain over the last two years have delivered tangible benefits for Spandex customers. He has a firm grasp of the changing needs of signmakers and graphics producers, and will ensure that Brunner maintains its reputation for supporting customers with innovative product solutions and excellent, expert service”.
Matthias holds a degree from Zurich Business School, and is fluent in German, English French and Spanish.