SWM International (SWM) announces the appointment of Katrin Hanske as Vice President and General Manager of Tobacco and Alternative Solutions within its Engineered Papers division, effective May 1, 2021.
Katrin Hanske has more than 20 years of experience in the semiconductor, paper, and chemicals industries, most recently as Global Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Operations at Orion Engineered Carbons in Luxembourg.
Tobacco and Alternative Solutions (TAS) is a new business unit focused on supporting the company’s tobacco industry customers with industry-leading tobacco, paper, and next-generation products. Under Hanske’s leadership, the TAS business will work to strengthen SWM’s position in the tobacco industry while exploring opportunities in alternative markets.
SWM is a leading global provider of highly engineered films, nets, nonwovens, and paper for a variety of applications and industries.