Changes at Heidelberg See Grimm Take Helm in AmericasApril 2014
HEIDELBERG, GERMANY—Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) announced that Marcel Kiessling, a member of the company's executive management board for sales and service, has left the company as part of a mutual agreement. Kiessling joined Heidelberg in 1989 and was responsible for guiding the Americas business from 2004 to 2010.
Harald Weimer, president of Heidelberg Americas, has replaced Kiessling on the board in Germany. A 15-year veteran of the company, Weimer had served as head of Heidelberg Americas since 2011.
Juergen Grimm has been named president of Heidelberg Americas. An employee of Heidelberg since 1995, he most recently led the worldwide Business Area Sheetfed for the company.
In his new role, Grimm now has responsibility for Heidelberg USA, Heidelberg Canada, Heidelberg Mexico and Heidelberg Brazil.