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Management Board

  • Dr. Bernhard Klofat

    Dr. Bernhard Klofat Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Peter  Cornelißen

    Peter
    Cornelißen
    Chief Financial
    Officer (CFO)

  • Hans-Christoph Gallenkamp

    Hans-Christoph Gallenkamp Chief Operating Officer (COO)

  • Guido Hofmeyer

    Guido Hofmeyer Chief Sales Officer (CSO) Division Felix Schoeller

  • Stephan Igel

    Stephan Igel Chief Sales Officer (CSO) Division Technocell

  • Georg Haggenmüller

    Georg Haggenmüller Chief Manufacturing Officer (CMO)

Dr. Bernhard Klofat

Chief Executive Officer of Felix Schoeller Holding, has been working for the Felix Schoeller Group since 1993.

Born in Düsseldorf in 1958, once he had completed his Abitur [A-levels] he completed an apprenticeship as an industrial sales representative and a business management assistant between 1976 and 1979 while working for Henkel KGaA in Düsseldorf. After this he studied business management between 1980 and 1985 at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich. After obtaining his PhD, in 1988 Dr. Klofat started at Klöckner & Co. in Duisburg as an executive assistant and in 1989 he became head of the central accounting/business management department.

In January 1993 Dr. Klofat joined the Schoeller Group as head of the central commercial function. In October 1994, in addition to this role, he was appointed to the management team of the Photographic and Specialty Paper Business Unit. From January 1995 to the end of 2005 he was Head of the Imaging Business Unit with the three divisions of Photo, Digital Imaging and Specialty Papers. He was appointed COO of the Felix Schoeller Group in January 2006, and from 1 January 2007 has been at the helm of the company as Chief Executive Officer.

Dr. Klofat is married and has two sons.

Peter Cornelißen

Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director of Felix Schoeller Holding, has worked for the company since 2002.

Peter Cornelißen was born in 1961. After his Abitur [A-levels] he initially completed a commercial apprenticeship, specialising in industry. He then went on to study business management at the University of Essen, completing his degree in 1988.

He began his career the same year, taking up the post of assistant to the management board at Rolf Hoffmann GmbH. In 1990 he moved to Klöckner & Co. AG in Duisburg where he was Head of Accounting/Controlling in the energy operations division between 1994 and 1996.

In 1996 he became Head of Corporate Planning and Controlling at Lurgi Lentjes AG, Düsseldorf. In 1999 he was appointed to Commercial Director of SKAG and Chief Commercial Officer of their operating subsidiary Standardkessel Lentjes GmbH, Duisburg.

Peter Cornelißen is married and has two children.

Hans-Christoph Gallenkamp

Chief Operating Officer of Felix Schoeller Holding, has been working for the company since 1997.

Born in 1969, after his Abitur [A-levels] he studied paper engineering at the Technical University of Darmstadt and then in parallel to his job studied International Management at the University of Toronto, Canada, graduating with an MBA (Master of Business and Administration).

Focal points to his professional career within the Felix Schoeller Group were his work on the PM1 Paper Machine at the Osnabrück mill, along with, later, being in charge of raw materials management in the extrusion process at the Osnabrück mill. Between 1999 and 2001 Hans-Christoph Gallenkamp was in charge of the production of speciality base papers at the Schoeller Group’s American mill in Pulaski/NY.

From 2002 until 2012 he was the Managing Director of the Technocell division, which comprises the business units Technocell Dekor and Technocell Vlies. In this role he was responsible for the areas of Marketing, Sales and Technology. As chief technical officer (CTO) Gallenkamp has been on the management board of Felix Schoeller Holding since October 2012. He was appointed deputy CEO of the Osnabrück-based Felix Schoeller Group, taking up his post on 1 January 2015. Two years later, 1 January 2017 he was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Gallenkamp is a 5th generation shareholder of the Felix Schoeller Group. He is married and has 3 children.

Guido Hofmeyer

Executive Vice-President of the Felix Schoeller Group and Chief Sales Officer (CSO) of the Felix Schoeller Division, Guido Hofmeyer joined the company in 1997.

Born in 1972, Guido Hofmeyer completed an apprenticeship for industrial sales and then went on to study business management at the University of Applied Science in Osnabrueck, completing his degree in 1997. In August 1997 Guido Hofmeyer joined the Schoeller Group as a Controller for Sales & Marketing and then moved in 2001 to the Felix Schoeller Group’s UK-based company, where he was its Finance Director.

In 2003, he was appointed to the Board of the Imaging Division and in 2007 became its COO. On 1 January 2014, he was appointed Executive Vice President of the Felix Schoeller Holding Company.

Guido Hofmeyer is married and has three children.

Stephan Igel

Chief Sales Officer (CSO) division Technocell, joined Felix Schoeller in 1992 after gaining his degree in business administration.

In 1996, after four years in the finance, taxation and investor relations department, he took over the post of external accounts manager. In 2001, he became commercial director of Technocell, responsible principally for financial controlling and acquisitions. In particular, he was in charge of the acquisition of the company’s Canadian mill in Drummondville. In 2003, he was appointed executive vice-president of Technocell, and turned his attention, among other things, to the acquisition and integration of the Russian joint venture in Penza. Since 2011, he has also been responsible for global purchasing for the Felix Schoeller Group.

On 1 October 2012 Stephan Igel and Georg Haggenmüller took over the management of the Technocell Division within Schoeller Technocell GmbH & Co. KG. Igel has been responsible for sales across the entire Technocell Division since mid-2016.

Stephan Igel is married and has a daughter. 

Georg Haggenmüller

Chief Manufacturing Officer (CMO), started his career in 1983 at MD Papierfabrik Günzach, a mill which was later to become part of Technocell AG. He followed up his apprenticeship as a papermaker with further professional training and then went on to gain a degree in business studies. In 1998, he became manager of the Günzach mill. For several years his responsibilities included technical oversight of Technocell’s Canadian mill. In 2008, he took on additional responsibility for Technocell’s mills in Neustadt and Penig. On 1 October 2012, Georg Haggenmüller and Stephan Igel took over the management of the Technocell Division within Schoeller Technocell GmbH & Co. KG. During the course of 2016 Haggenmüller gradually took over responsibility for production across the entire Felix Schoeller Group, i.e. including the Felix Schoeller Division. Georg Haggenmüller is married and has two sons.