Function: Deputy General Manager
Having worked for almost 30 years in the chemical and plastics industry, Stefan Eingärtner is VinylPlus' Deputy General Manager. He started his career in Sales & Marketing working for Hoechst AG. His career took him to Japan, France and the US before he returned to Germany to join Kalle Films in Wiesbaden. In the joint venture between Kalle and Klöckner (1996), he had responsibility for the production plant in Bavaria and held a number of other key senior management positions before taking over as Managing Director of the technical films division of Klöckner Pentaplast; a position he held until 2007, when he left to set up his own consultancy business. Throughout 2010 Stefan Eingärtner worked with key figures from the PVC value chain and the sustainability NGO, The Natural Step, to develop the concept for “VinylPlus“, the new 10-year sustainable development initiative, which is succeeding the Vinyl 2010 voluntary commitment.