We welcome Dr. Michael Kasch to OFS

Orell Füssli Security Printing is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Michael Kasch as Managing Director, effective from 1 January 2019.

A German National, Dr Kasch holds a Diploma in Organic Chemistry from Christian Albrechts University in Kiel, where he subsequently worked as Scientific Assistant from 1994 to 1996.

From 1997 to 1999, Dr Kasch was Head of Laboratory, at the Consortium for Electrochemical Industry in Munich, responsible for the development of organic effect pigments for coatings, paints and (security) printing inks.

Joining Wacker Chemie AG in Burghausen from 1999 to 2005, Dr Kasch was assigned as Laboratory Head Technical Marketing. In this role he was responsible for business development and product management for organic effect pigments for security printing, cosmetics and automotive coatings.

In 2005, he joined security ink specialist SICPA, heading their operations in Germany as Managing Director. From 2010 onwards he overlooked in addition Western Europe and Canada, as Regional Business Director Banknote