New management tandem at MGG Polymers

Setting the course for the leading manufacturer of Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) plastics. Günther Höggerl and Chris Slijkhuis, long-time division managers of the Müller-Guttenbrunn Group (MGG) will take over the management of MGG Polymers GmbH.

“We are pleased that we were able to fill the management with experienced employees from our own ranks. As early companions of the company, Günther Höggerl and Chris Slijkhuis have the best prerequisites to continue on the successful path of MGG Polymers and to successfully master future challenges,” said Christian Müller-Guttenbrunn, CEO of the MGG Group. 

Günther Höggerl (born 1969) is the new Technical General Manager of MGG Polymers. After many years in the automotive and automotive supply industry, the graduate polymer scientist joined the former MBA Polymers Austria in 2005, where he was responsible for quality agendas and product development.

Since 2011, Mr. Höggerl has been head of research and development at the Müller Guttenbrunn Group.

Chris Slijkhuis (born 1954) is the new Commercial General Manager of MGG Polymers. Mr. Slijkhuis worked for an international electronic equipment manufacturer before joining MBA Polymers Inc. in 2005 – MGG’s JV partner in the development of MBA Polymers Austria – where he was responsible for global sourcing.

Since 2012 Chris Slijkhuis was responsible for WEEE, Public Affairs and Marketing at the Müller-Guttenbrunn Group.

He is in the board of EERA, the European Electronics Recyclers Association.

At the same time Serge Hombroukx (born 1966) strengthens the new management as Sourcing Manager.

After holding positions in the aviation and refrigeration industries, Mr. Hombroukx joined the international sourcing team of the Müller-Guttenbrunn Group in 2012. 

“We look forward to further expanding our business relationships with WEEE recyclers throughout Europe. The optimization of the available mixed plastic fractions and the establishment of strategic cooperation are at the center of our activities”, emphasizes Hombroukx.

The two managing directors confirm this: “Optimal input materials form the basis for high-quality products. Successfully implemented applications prove the usability as a drop-in replacement for virgin material – we are proud of this.  In the future, MGG Polymers will concentrate even more than before on working closely with manufacturers of durable products. This is our contribution to the Circular Economy. (–> see also Link PolyCE)