Durst Appoints Christoph Gamper New CEO
“We have the technological know-how and the innovative drive and we will continue to expand our presence in the international markets.”
Durst has appointed Christoph Gamper as CEO of Durst Phototechnik AG and its subsidiaries. Gamper succeeds Dr. Richard Piock, who has been in charge of the group for more than 20 years. Piock will join Durst’s Board of Directors as president of Durst Phototechnik AG.
Since July 2011, Gamper, the designated CEO and executive vice president, has been responsible for the industrial segments of the Durst Phototechnik AG and the organisation and development of the new textile division.Prior to his career at Durst, Gamper was European managing director and then VP of Datacolor AG. In Zurich and New York, he was responsible for developing the company's European business activities, and later for the division’s global expansion. He also has held managerial positions with kdg AG and with Koch Media.
´”I am very happy to be given the chance to incorporate my international experience here at Durst, and to advance the adaptation of high-end technologies in different industries,” says Gamper. “We have the technological know-how and the innovative drive and we will continue to expand our presence in the international markets. We will continuously develop our corporate culture, aiming to create technological innovations that optimise the value added for our global customer-base and provide them with the competitive edge.”
In addition to the head office and the industrial production site in Brixen, South Tyrol/Italy, the Durst Phototechnik AG group includes the research- and production facility Durst Phototechnik Digital Technology GmbH in Lienz/East Tyrol and various sales offices in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and India.