February 2, 2016
Industry veteran Bob Moore has replaced interim-CEO Sebastian Bretschneider.
Moore, who has 28 years of experience in the industry at Katun, was made President and CEO effective from 1 February, while Bretschneider has been interim-CEO since March last year. Moore is said to bring a “wealth of knowledge and experience to the position”, starting his career in Katun’s product development organisation as Manager of Imaging Supplies, with previous experience prior to katun in dealerships as a Field Service Representative.
After his first role at Katun, Moore also served in other roles including: Senior Manager of Technical Operations; Assistant Vice President of Technical Operations; Assistant Vice President of Product Development; General Manager of International Markets; and most recently Senior Vice President of Operations. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business from Metropolitan State University alongside a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing and Finance from the University of Minnesota.
Bretschneider commented: “Bob is uniquely qualified to continue to lead Katun. He has held numerous roles with Katun during his 28-year tenure with our firm. The executive team, our shareholders and our employees have the highest confidence that Bob will work effectively to grow Katun’s profitability while providing the highest level of value to our customers.”
Moore added: “As a long time Katun employee, I am excited to lead this outstanding organisation and our dedicated, talented team of employees. I am very passionate about the value proposition that Katun provides, and feel that we are in a great position to grow our business and become an even more valuable partner to our customers and suppliers around the world.”
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