Daniel Link (left) and Maurizio Wermelinger (right).
Daniel Link (left) and Maurizio Wermelinger (right).

Recently, Loepfe Brothers Ltd. has announced the appointment of Daniel Link as its new CEO with effect from May 1st 2018. Maurizio Wermelinger, the current CEO, will then 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 who holds an MBA in General Management from the University of St. Gallen. He 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, Link successfully served as CEO of Bräcker AG. With his well-founded skills and long-standing competences, Link is the ideal person to join the team and drive the next phase of growth for the company.

The management of Loepfe takes the opportunity to thank Wermelinger for his valuable contribution for the company. Wermelinger has guided Loepfe successfully over the past ten years, particularly during periods of difficult economic situations in the textile industry. Under his aegis, several new instruments and services have been successfully developed and integrated into the portfolio.