Hans-Christoph Gallenkamp has been with the company since 1997. Born in 1969, after leaving school he did a degree in paper engineering at TU Darmstadt and an international Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in Canada, which he gained under the University of Toronto’s programme for working professionals.
Milestones in his career with the Felix Schoeller Group include his job on paper machine 1 (PM1) at the Osnabrück mill and later his position as head of raw materials management in the extrusion process at the Osnabrück mill. Between 1999 and 2001, Hans-Christoph Gallenkamp was in charge of specialty base paper production at the Schoeller Group’s American mill in Pulaski/NY. From 2002 onwards, he was chief operating officer of the Technocell Division. This position included responsibility for marketing, sales and technology. As chief technical officer (CTO) Gallenkamp has been on the management board of Felix Schoeller Holding since October 2012. He took up the post of deputy CEO of the Osnabrück-based Felix Schoeller Group on 1 January 2015. He then became chief operating officer (COO) on 1 January 2017. He was appointed CEO of the company with effect from 1 July 2018.
With the new organisational structure coming into effect on 1 January 2020, Hans-Christoph Gallenkamp takes up the position of CSO in addition to his position as CEO of the Group. He thus assumes the ultimate responsibility for sales.
Hans-Christoph Gallenkamp is a 5th generation shareholder of the Felix Schoeller Group. He is married and has three children.