Marc Setzen was born in Aachen and is 48 years old. He studied chemical process engineering at the Aachen University of Applied Sciences (Dipl.-Ing. / graduated engineer) and holds an Executive Master in Business Administration (EMBA) of the ESSEC-Mannheim Business School (Paris/Mannheim). He last worked as Chief Engineering Officer in the corporate management of the Klöckner Pentaplast Group.
"Xaver Auer has developed Sesotec into an innovative and highly dynamic company. I sincerely thank him for this optimal basis and I greatly look forward to having the chance of taking part in shaping the success story of the company in the future", says Marc Setzen. "My objective in the medium term is to turn Sesotec into a premium provider in our focus industries. The term premium for me includes a high quality demand in our products, services, and processes."
"With Marc Setzen we were able to recruit an experienced manager," says Xaver Auer, previous CEO of Sesotec. "My successor has comprehensive competences and skills. Best preconditions for keeping Sesotec on its above-average profitability course and for further increasing the company’s attractiveness for customers, partners and employees. I wish Marc Setzen and all the Sesotec colleagues every success."
The Sesotec group is one of the leading manufacturers of machines and systems for contaminant detection and material sorting. Product sales primarily focus on the food, plastics, chemical, pharmaceutical, and recycling industries. Sesotec’s global presence includes subsidiaries in Great Britain, Singapore, China, USA, France, Italy (2), India, Canada, Thailand, a representative office in Turkey, and more than 60 partners all over the world. The Sesotec group presently has 550 employees, about 450 are working at the main factory in Schönberg.
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