19th Jan 09
KEMET consolidates its
DC film and paper operations into single business unit
Capacitor specialist KEMET has announced the consolidation
of its DC Film and Paper operations into one Business Unit.
"As we complete the final integration of the Evox
Rifa and Arcotronics DC Film and Paper operations, we are
consolidating into one DC Film and Paper Business Unit,"
stated Kirk Shockley, VP, KEMET's Film and Electrolytic
Business Group. "This consolidation will produce meaningful
cost savings through synergies within operations and resource
management. Strong progress is being made toward completion
of the integration-which is good news for our customers
and our bottom line," continued Shockley.
To facilitate the consolidation the Company announces the
following organizational changes, which are effective immediately,
following an orderly transition of duties.
Andreas Floegel, Director Special Film and Filters Business
Unit, is appointed Senior Director DC Film and Paper Business
Unit reporting directly to Shockley. He will be responsible
for all Evox Rifa and Arcotronics DC Film and Paper operations.
Reporting to Floegel will be Angelo Righi, Massimiliano
Zucchi and the existing Special Film and Filters business
Keith Hunter, Senior Director Electrolytic Business Unit,
and Fabio Scaliarini, Director AC Power Film Business Unit,
will continue to lead their respective Business Units and
continue reporting directly to Shockley.