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Refratechnik announces retirement of Dr Bernd Scheubel

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Dr Bernd Scheubel has retired as Managing Director of Refratchnik Holding GmbH, a privately-held refractories supplier. Dr Scheubel spent more than 30 years with the company, including more than two decades in company management.

Joining Refratechnik from Krupp Polysius Technikzentrum (now thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions) in 1987, Dr Scheubel began in the technical sales department for the cement industry in South America. His territorial responsibilities grew through the 1990s until his appointment as company manager for sales, research, and development at Refratechnik Cement GmbH in 1998.

In this role, he was responsible for the establishment of Refratechnik North America Inc. in St Louis, US, and Refratechnik Mexico SA in Mexico City, as well as leading the company’s expansion in China.

In 2003, Dr Scheubel was appointment Managing Director of Refratechnik Holding GmbH in Munich, continuing to expand the model for customer and service-oriented sales through globally distributed service centre. He also oversaw the establishment of Refratechnik Asia Ltd in Hong Kong in 2008.

In addition to his roles at Refratechnik, Dr Scheubel was also active in the European Refractory Association and the World Refractory Association.

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