The management team of tesa SE, a global leader in the manufacture and supply of pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes, are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Carsten Meyer-Rackwitz as President / CEO to its North American regional division based in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. This appointment is effective as of July 16, 2012.
Mr. Meyer-Rackwitz succeeds Mr. Daniel Germain who has been appointed to a regional management position in the company’s Asia / Pacific regional office.
In his new role, Mr. Meyer-Rackwitz will have responsibilities for managing the company’s North American industrial business and operations for Canada, the United States, and Mexico. Mr. Meyer-Rackwitz brings his broad global experience to the position having served in a variety of marketing and sales positions at manager, director, and vice president levels. Most recently, Mr. Meyer-Rackwitz served as the Corporate Vice President for the Distribution Business Unit at tesa tape’s global headquarters office in Hamburg, Germany.
Mr. Meyer-Rackwitz commented on his new appointment: “I am pleased to have the opportunity to expand upon the bourgeoning tesa business in North America within the industrial tape sector and look forward to leading the charge to develop new business opportunities.“
For over a century, tesa tape has pioneered the development of pressure-sensitive adhesive tape technologies. This rich tradition of innovation dates back to 1882 when the company's founder patented a method for manufacturing medical adhesive dressings. With this invention came the beginning of a global enterprise dedicated to the development and promotion of advanced adhesive tape solutions. Today, this worldwide company services customers in over 100 countries around the globe and holds numerous product patents. In North America, tesa markets many diverse product lines including double-sided fastening tapes, masking tapes and associated products, packaging tapes, duct and cloth tapes, and many specialty tape products. At tesa, it is the company's charter to provide its customers with service levels and applications expertise that are second to none in the industry. With this as the goal, employees stand committed to providing adhesive tape solutions beyond the roll! Proud sponsor of the USA Bobsled / Skeleton Team!