Gummiwerk KRAIBURG: Global sales under new management

Dr Christian Meermann is the new Global Sales Director

As of January 1, 2022, Dr Christian Meermann has joined Gummiwerk KRAIBURG & Co. KG as Global Sales Director. Meermann, who holds a PhD in chemistry, brings wide experience from management roles in the international sales and marketing of polymers.

Professional career

After his chemistry studies at the Technical University of Munich and completion of his Doctorate at the University of Bergen in Norway and Osaka University in Japan, followed by a short postdoctoral position at the CAT Catalytic Center, he began his professional career in 2009 at Ticona (Celanese) in the catalyst and polymer research.

From strategic marketing to global sales

In 2011, Meermann moved at first to strategic marketing as Technical Lead before he fully developed towards sales functions. During his time at Ticona/Celanese Engineered Materials, he held various, also global, management positions in business development, marketing, and sales of thermoplastic polymers. In 2016, Meermann joined DSM Engineering Materials as Global Key Account Manager and led until recently as Regional Sales Manager a globally active sales team of account manager and application development manager at the Dutch chemistry company.

About Gummiwerk KRAIBURG

Gummiwerk KRAIBURG GmbH & Co. KG is a member of the KRAIBURG group of companies and currently employs around 400 people in Waldkraiburg, around 80 people at the production site in Novi Iskar in Bulgaria and is represented by a sales office in Orenburg, Russia. Gummiwerk KRAIBURG is one of the leading manufacturers of rubber and silicone compounds, develops and produces individual solutions for customer and market demands for over 70 years. Gummiwerk KRAIBURG rubber and silicone compounds are used in the automotive sector, in mechanical engineering, in the oil and gas production, the roller industry and by numerous other manufacturers of molded rubber components.


Gummiwerk KRAIBURG GmbH & Co. KG
Teplitzer Str. 20
84478 Waldkraiburg