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Robert Holtkamp

Balexco appoints new general manager

MANAMA, May 22, 2018

Bahrain Aluminium Extrusion Company (Balexco) has appointed Robert Holtkamp as its new general manager.

The appointment of Holtkamp is part of a major overhaul and restructuring programme at Balexco, said a statement.

Hisham Al Rayes, chairman of Balexco, said: “Our company took the lead in the region and built an integrated plant that has positioned our manufacturing capacity as one of the most technically advanced integrated plants.

“Our vision is to ensure that we continue to be an industry leader in the region. The appointment of Holtkamp will bring a seasoned professional with a proven track record of commercial and industry success to provide renewed energy to deliver on our company’s corporate mission,” he added.

Holtkamp was previously CEO of National Aluminium Products (Napco) in Oman where he led the company to its highest level of recorded sales.

Speaking on his appointment, Holtkamp said: “Balexco is a sleeping giant. The company was the first aluminium extrusion plant in the GCC when it was set up in 1977.

“The board and I would like to grow the company to new levels of success and recognition in the sector for excellence, and quality while delivering increased profitability,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service

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