Cerafiltec appoints new CEO

Dr Torsten Wintergerste, the former president of Sulzer Chemtech, is joining ceramic membrane technology specialist Cerafiltec  as chief executive officer, from 1 July 2024.

Dr Torsten Wintergerste, the new CEO of Cerafiltec.
Dr Torsten Wintergerste, the new CEO of Cerafiltec.

Cerafiltec says that as the company prepares for its next phase of growth, Dr Wintergerste's extensive experience in driving international expansion will be crucial in meeting the increasing market needs.

“Cerafiltec’s journey from a pioneering start-up to a transformative key player in water filtration has been inspiring and was a key factor in my decision to join the company,” said Wintergerste. “I am honored to lead the passionate and talented team as we embark on this exciting phase, building on a solid foundation and aiming for even greater global impact."

Kay Gunther Gabriel, founder and chief technology officer of Cerafiltec, fully supports the transition. “We are excited to welcome Dr Wintergerste, whose international experience and proven track record in scaling organizations, as well as his leadership in building persistent innovation and sustainable growth, make him a perfect fit for our next phase of expansion. We look forward to reaching new heights under his guidance,” said Gunther.