KBA North America CEO and President Garbrecht Returning to Germany
DALLAS—August 12, 2009—Global press manufacturer KBA North America announced that Holger Garbrecht, CEO and president, will be stepping down August 31st from his current position in the United States and returning to Germany. A new CEO will be announced in the next several weeks. After living in the United States for two years, Garbrecht will be leaving KBA for family reasons and will rejoin his wife and children in Germany.
“For the past two years, I have had the privilege of leading one of the most dynamic printing press manufacturers in North America,” says Garbrecht. “It has been a rewarding period of my life to meet the KBA North American customers, see firsthand their great American spirit and entrepreneurship, and become an integral part of their business as our products have helped them to grow and prosper. I also had the privilege to integrate our organization into one centrally-located facility in Dallas where both the web and sheetfed divisions are working together to optimize our service organizations to increase total customer satisfaction.”
Holger Garbrecht joined KBA in October 2007 as president and CEO of the North American division. Under his leadership, he helped KBA grow and sustain its press sales under a difficult economic period.
KBA North America is a member of the KBA Group, a leading global supplier of sheetfed, webfed, and digital offset presses located in Dallas, Texas. KBA is dedicated to excellence in printing technology. The company’s greatest satisfaction comes from helping its customers succeed by building presses that enable their businesses to prosper. From engineering through production, KBA’s focus is on people, providing flexible technology, customized printing solutions, and personal service to help its partners differentiate themselves and be successful today and in the future.