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Uwe Wöhner as Trevira GmbH new CEO
Jan '08
Uwe Wöhner
Uwe Wöhner
On February 18th 2008, Uwe Wöhner will take over management of Trevira GmbH as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Uwe Wöhner (48) comes from Grammer AG, Amberg.

From February 2001 to September 2007, he was in charge of automotive products sector as a member of the board. In addition, since March 2002, he assumed responsibility as labour director for the whole Grammer group.

Following his professional education and successful completion of his engineering studies, Wöhner proceeded in the next twenty years to work exclusively in the automotive supply industry.

Among the companies he joined in this time were Ymos AG in Offenbach, Lemmerz KG in Königswinter and he was also MD and labour Director of TRW Deutschland GmbH in Barsinghausen, an internationally active technology concern. Uwe Wöhner is married and has two children.

Wöhner: “I am looking forward to my new task. I feel confident that Trevira will continue to maintain its momentum of growth through expansion in the World markets.

Further, we will work towards further exploiting the synergy emerging from the strength of our owner Reliance and the competence of Trevira to continue to be a leading innovative European specialty fibre producer.”

Subodh Sapra, Chairman of the Supervisory Board: „I am pleased to welcome Uwe Wöhner as the new CEO. Trevira will surely gain due to his experience in large and professionally managed companies and exposure to the challenging automotive industry.“

Trevira GmbH, a company of Reliance group, India is an innovative European manufacturer of high value branded polyester fibres and filament yarns. Production operations are located in Germany, Denmark, Belgium and Poland.

In 2006, Trevira had 1900 employees and sales of around 329 million euros. The head office of the company is located in Bobingen, near Augsburg.


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